Funding Opportunities

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Managed IT Services

October 14, 2021
Request for Proposal (RFP)

 

Introduction 

Making Cents International, Inc (Making Cents) is pleased to invite you to respond to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for Managed IT (Information and Technology) Services. The intention of this RFP is to solicit responses and formal proposals from qualified Managed IT Services Providers (MSPs) and select a single organization to provide IT services to Making Cents.  

 

About Making Cents 
Making Cents is an innovative and results-driven, small business that fosters human potential and promotes economic opportunities for people in the developing world. We design and deliver high-impact, innovative programs for our clients that support those most in need, including young changemakers, smallholder farmers, aspiring women entrepreneurs, and refugees seeking to rebuild their lives. By improving the knowledge and skills of local organizations serving these groups, we create more supportive local and global environments to help them reach their full potential. The company’s headquarters is in Washington D.C., and we have approximately 40 U.S.-based staff, two staff based in Kyiv, Ukraine, and one staff based in Nairobi, Kenya. 

 

Purpose  

With this RFP, Making Cents is requesting information about your company and the IT products and solutions you provide as outlined in the Service Requirements section. This information will be gathered from several different organizations and used to evaluate provider options for Making Cents. Making Cents will not reimburse any information or administrative costs incurred because of participation in response to the RFP.  

Notification of Intent to Respond and Clarifying Questions  

Please indicate your intention to respond to this RFP by email to the Primary RFP Contact listed below by the Intent to Respond and Questions due date outlined in the Key Dates section. In addition, please provide the contact details of the individual responsible for coordinating your RFP response.  

Please direct all inquiries regarding this RFP to: 

                                  Michael McRae 

                                  Operations Manager  

                                  Making Cents International, Inc.   

                                  (See PDF for Contact Information)
 

Response Delivery Instructions 

Making Cents requires responses to this request for a proposal to be delivered in writing. You may attach documentation to support your answers, if necessary. 

Please submit all responses via electronic delivery no later than 5 p.m. ET on November 3, 2021, to: 

                                  Michael McRae 

                                  Operations Manager  

                                  Making Cents International, Inc.    

                                  (See PDF for Contact Information)

Please provide a short proposal document (no more than ten pages), pricing breakdown, and a version of any master services agreement or other contract that would be utilized if chosen.   

References 

Provide the names and contact information for three clients similar to Making Cents in size and scope.

 

Key Dates: