Supply of Services for the Management and Running of Community Grants

Supply of Services for the Management and Running of Community Grants

The ESFA is looking to procure a number of organisations to undertake the role of Grant Coordinating Bodies to deliver a community grants programmes.

United Kingdom-Coventry: Business and management consultancy and related services

2019/S 169-413383

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Education
Cheylesmore House, Quinton Road
Coventry
CV1 2WT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 12345678
E-mail: Michael.GAYNOR@education.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/Department-for-Education

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://education.app.jaggaer.com/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://education.app.jaggaer.com/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

European Social Fund IP 1.4 Supply of Services for the Management and Running of Community Grants

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The ESFA is looking to procure a number of organisations to undertake the role of Grant Coordinating Bodies (GCB) to deliver a community grants programmes. The community grants programme provides for small grants of up to 20 000 GBP to small organisations in the voluntary and community sector to provide support to unemployed and inactive individuals to engage them and move them towards employment through packages of training and support. The GCB will be required to market and promote the grants programme, manage calls for proposals from 3rd sector organisations, assess applications, make grant awards and monitor and manage the grants that have been awarded.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 501 937.40 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Greater Lincolnshire, North East More Developed, The Marches (Transitional), The Marches (More Developed).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Greater Lincolnshire

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Greater Lincolnshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The ESFA is looking to procure a number of organisations to undertake the role of Grant Coordinating Bodies (GCB) to deliver a community grants programmes. The community grants programme provides for small grants of up to 20 000 GBP to small organisations in the voluntary and community sector to provide support to unemployed and inactive individuals to engage them and move them towards employment through packages of training and support. The GCB will be required to market and promote the grants programme, manage calls for proposals from 3rd sector organisations, assess applications, make grant awards and monitor and manage the grants that have been awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 149 999.87 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 31/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF)

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North East More Developed

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

North East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The ESFA is looking to procure a number of organisations to undertake the role of Grant Coordinating Bodies (GCB) to deliver a community grants programmes. The community grants programme provides for small grants of up to 20 000 GBP to small organisations in the voluntary and community sector to provide support to unemployed and inactive individuals to engage them and move them towards employment through packages of training and support. The GCB will be required to market and promote the grants programme, manage calls for proposals from 3rd sector organisations, assess applications, make grant awards and monitor and manage the grants that have been awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 129 130.43 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 31/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF)

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

The Marches (Transitional)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Marches.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The ESFA is looking to procure a number of organisations to undertake the role of Grant Coordinating Bodies (GCB) to deliver a community grants programmes. The community grants programme provides for small grants of up to 20 000 GBP to small organisations in the voluntary and community sector to provide support to unemployed and inactive individuals to engage them and move them towards employment through packages of training and support. The GCB will be required to market and promote the grants programme, manage calls for proposals from 3rd sector organisations, assess applications, make grant awards and monitor and manage the grants that have been awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 93 676.67 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 31/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF)

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

The Marches (More Developed)

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Marches.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The ESFA is looking to procure a number of organisations to undertake the role of Grant Coordinating Bodies (GCB) to deliver a community grants programmes. The community grants programme provides for small grants of up to 20 000 GBP to small organisations in the voluntary and community sector to provide support to unemployed and inactive individuals to engage them and move them towards employment through packages of training and support. The GCB will be required to market and promote the grants programme, manage calls for proposals from 3rd sector organisations, assess applications, make grant awards and monitor and manage the grants that have been awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 129 130.43 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 31/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF)

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/10/2019
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 03/10/2019
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The ESF is part of the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme for England in 2014 to 2020. The European Commission (EC) owns these programmes and sets the Europe-wide ESF Programme requirements. The EC governs this programme through its rules and regulations. In England, the Department for Work and Pensions Managing Authority manages this. The managing authority will deliver the programme’s priorities in England to increase labour market participation, promote social inclusion and develop the skills of the potential and existing workforce. The ESF is designed to increase sustainable economic and social inclusion in the European Union, by helping people who have difficulties finding work, and improving the skills of the workforce. You can access an overview of the Programme on GOV.UK

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/08/2019