STATE PURCHASING DIVISION OF THE GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES DEPARTMENT REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) – Q & A’s RFP# 15-690-40-12058 Issued November 17, 2014 COMMUNITY-SPECIFIC MODEL DEMONSTRATION EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR RFP 15-690-40-12058 QUESTION 1. You state a contract but want it 501c3 which comes through a different department. 2. In regards to the announced RFP: COMMUNITY-SPECIFIC MODEL DEMONSTRATION EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS Number: 15-690-40-12058 is there an option for agencies to phone-in via teleconference for the pre-proposal conference scheduled for tomorrow, or is "in-person" attendance mandatory? ANSWER 1. For clarification, there is nothing in the RFP stating “who is eligible to apply”. There are no restrictions as to what type of entities can apply. Refer to the Definition of Terminology, the word “Contract” means any agreement for the procurement of items of professional services, services, tangible personal property, or construction. 2. NO, teleconferences are not allowed. Per CYFD – Procurement Contract Development Policies and Procedures #3.79, Section: 79.8 In regard to RFPs, no telephone pre-proposal conference is permitted with potential offeror(s).