Specifications include, but are not limited to:
The service performed in this RFP must fulfill the following objectives for the IDOA and Governor’s
Commission on Minority and Women Business Enterprises:
Provide the primary basis for determining the extent the State’s expenditures can be subject
to MBE and WBE remedial program.
Provide a basis by which the IDOA and Governor’s Commission on Minority and Women
owned Business Enterprises will set any goals that apply to the participation of MBE/WBE
firms in procurement opportunities through processes authorized by law.
Evaluate and make recommendations to enhance the existing Program within IDOA.
The chosen vendor shall provide the IDOA with current legal guidance relative to not only new
legislation, policies, and procedures to meet any constitutional mandates, but also the programmatic
needs of the IDOA Division of Supplier Diversity and recommend modifications and adjustments,
if necessary. The chosen vendor shall provide specific and relevant remedies to address any
identified underutilization and reduce or eliminate any barriers that adversely affect the contract
participation of MBE/WBE firms, should they exist.