EDC Seeks Community Block Grant Consultant Services

11/21/2014
The Economic Development Corporation of the City of Detroit (EDC) is requesting proposals for Community Block Grant Consultant Services.  This Request for Proposal (“RFP”) provides standards and guidelines for the submission of proposals for the selection of a qualified professional services firm and/or vendor to advise program design and to develop compliance and reporting systems for a Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) program for small business development and commercial corridor revitalization.
 
The program is currently under development by the Economic Development Corporation of the City of Detroit (“EDC”). The EDC anticipates issuing a contract for services for approximately a one (1) year period concluding on December 31, 2015, with an option for the EDC to extend the contract for up to one (1) additional one-year period.
 
You may click the link t download the complete Community Block Grant Consultant Services RFP
 
The EDC will receive proposals in hard copy AND electronic formats.  
 
Hard Copy:
 
Proposals should be addressed as follows:  
 
Michael Forsyth
Economic Development Corporation of the City Of Detroit
500 Griswold Street, Suite 2200 Detroit, MI  48226
mforsyth@degc.org  
 
Proposers shall submit three (3) hard copies of the proposal in a sealed, opaque envelope marked as follows:  “CDBG Consultant Services Proposal.”  The envelope shall also include the PROPOSER’S RETURN ADDRESS.  A Proposer may submit the proposal by personal delivery or by mail, but not by facsimile.  
 
Electronic Formats:
 
All electronic proposals must be submitted in PDF format. Electronic proposals submitted via email should not exceed 20 MB and cannot be submitted in zip file format. If the proposal exceeds 20 MB, the Proposer shall provide a link to a secured site for proposal download (such as DropBox or Google Drive).  
 
THE EDC MUST RECEIVE ALL PROPOSALS BY 12:00 PM ON DECEMBER 3, 2014.