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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
RFP #L202047-0002M
Request for Proposal: Calculation and Negotiation of Fringe Benefit Rate
Award InfoPublished Friday November 15, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Huron Consulting Services LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: $12,000
An estimated start date of 12/1/2013 through 2/28/2014
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 1
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday October 14, 2013:

Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking proposals from qualified firms for consulting services to:
1) prepare a development and negotiation strategy for calculation and negotiation of a fringe benefit rate with the federal government, including review of the existing rate calculation;
2) develop and prepare the University’s federal fringe benefit rate proposal;
3) identify weaknesses in the proposal caused by accounting practices of SIU Carbondale and the State of Illinois;
4) negotiate the fringe benefit rate with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS);
5) complete the negotiations before December 31, 2013; and
6) defend the proposal, as necessary.
When downloading the Request for Proposal, please also download the W-9.

For additional information, contact:
Tina Logan
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Submit 5 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • L202047-0002MRateAgreement.pdf (233 KB)
  • W-9andBAF.pdf (542 KB)