Provision of Grant Application Services

Provision of Grant Application Services

The Council is inviting tenders for the Provision of Grant Application Services for the Highland Council, to cover the period from 1st October 2013 to 30th September 2016 with an option to extend by a further period of up to 12 months.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Highland Council

Procurement , Glenurquhart Road,

Inverness

IV1 3YD

UK

Corporate Contracts Team

+44 1463785150

procurement.unit1@highland.gov.uk
http://www.highland.gov.uk/

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Provision of Grant Application Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Council is inviting tenders for the Provision of Grant Application Services for the Highland Council, to cover the period from 1st October 2013 to 30th September 2016 with an option to extend by a further period of up to 12 months.

The main requirements which are described in more detail within the draft Contract, Section 2, paragraph 5 are:-

a) Sourcing/identification of appropriate grant funding to support Council Services and events;

b) Drafting and completing quality and timeous funding applications;

c) Meeting with funders and Council officers (where appropriate); and

d) The provision of management information.

Contract Value

The annual value of grant application service income to the Contractor under this Contract is currently estimated at approximately 40,000 as a maximum amount.

NOTE: The authority is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk. and search for project Code project_1168 within the appropriate area.

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

159999 other Consultancy

120 Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As stated in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

HC/CEO/GRANT/2013

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
31-07-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 10-09-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:268375)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

13-06-2013