The Centre for Social Action – Rehabilitation Social Action Fund

The Centre for Social Action – Rehabilitation Social Action Fund

Cabinet Office is pleased to announce the Rehabilitation Social Action Fund is now open for applications. Up to £3.5m will be available for charities and social enterprises who can demonstrate that they have a strong track record in using social action to rehabilitate offenders.

Reference number: RM 2601

Deadline date:05/09/2013

This deadline is for… Deadline for expressions of interest and tenders

Contract value:£50,000 – £250,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: England The services can be carried out throughout England.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Cabinet Office

 

Description of the contract

Cabinet Office is pleased to announce the Rehabilitation Social Action Fund is now open for applications. Up to £3.5m will be available for charities and social enterprises who can demonstrate that they have a strong track record in using social action to rehabilitate offenders, commitment to improving their evidence of impact, and an ambition to scale up. For more details, please see the “Contracts Finder Notice” in the “Documents” section below.

 

Classification of the contract

98000000 Other community, social and personal services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/10/2013 – 31/03/2014

 

Who to contact

Contact name Government Procurement Service London

Organisation name Cabinet Office

Address 1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ

Telephone

Extension number:

Fax

Web address www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

 

How to apply

Step 1: Register with the GPS eSourcing Portal. GPS uses an eSourcing toolkit to enable its sourcing activities to be conducted over the Internet. Any organisation intending to submit an expression of interest must be registered as a supplier with the GPS eSourcing Portal. To register, visit the Portal’s Login Page at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk and complete the online registration form by clicking on the “Register Supplier Organization” link at the top of the page. The entire process should take no more than 10 minutes and need only be completed once. Passwords are issued via email, normally within 1 working day. Please contact Government Procurement Service for support in completing the online registration process; call 0345 410 2222 or email eEnablement@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Step 2: Send an email expressing an interest. Once registered on the eSourcing Portal, organisations intending to apply, should send an email expressing an interest. This email should be sent to GPSOpsSouth@gps.gsi.gov.uk any time up to, but no later than 5th September 2013. The email should be entitled “Rehabilitation Social Action Fund EOI” and contain the following details: – your organisation’s name; – your company and/or charity number; – your contact’s email address; – your contact’s name; – your contact’s telephone number. Any expressions of interest not submitted with the requested information it may be rejected. If, however, you believe that there are reasons why you would be unable to use the eSourcing service, please let us know by emailing GPSOpsSouth@gps.gsi.gov.uk and we will consider how best to overcome your difficulties. Step 3: Apply online on the eSourcing Portal. Once you have submitted your expression of interest, with the details listed above, please apply using the online application form on the GPS eSourcing Portal. You will be given instructions and log-in information by GPS.