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Note: The RFP application period for 2020-2023 opened on Aug. 28, 2019.
Sources Sought Notice
Wreaths Across America is issuing this Sources Sought Notice as a means to identify parties having an interest in providing approximately 2.4 million domestically-grown balsam wreaths for procurement to support Wreaths Across America’s wreath project and the resources to support this requirement for wreaths beginning with the 2020 season. It should be noted that Wreaths Across America does not provide purchase orders for wreath procurement contracts.
THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This is a request for capability information only and does not constitute a request for proposals. The submission of any information in response to this request is purely voluntary. Wreaths Across America assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred.
If your organization has the potential capacity to perform these services, please provide the following information: 1.) Organization name, address, email address, Web site address, telephone number, and size and type of ownership for the organization; and 2.) Tailored capability statements addressing the particulars of this effort, with appropriate documentation supporting claims of organizational and staff capability.
Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.
Submission Instructions: Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform the above-listed services are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice within 28 business days of the first posting of this notice. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to RFPCommittee@wreathsacrossamerica.org.
If you have any questions concerning this opportunity please send them to RFPCommittee@wreathsacrossamerica.org ATTN: Dan Mead, RFP Committee Chair.
Procurement: All Wreaths Across America veterans' wreaths shall be purchased and acquired under the direction of the RFP Committee. Any potential wreath vendor shall be subject to verification of suitability to ensure Wreaths Across America wreaths are suitable and consistent with the standards set forth in our specification sheet and the mission of honoring our nations fallen heroes.
WAA RFP Process: The Wreaths Across America RFP process will be carried out in the following stages:
- A Sources Sought Request Notice will be publicly advertised in the region deemed suitable by the RFP Committee and open for submission for 28 business days following the first posting.
- Upon receipt of submission the committee chair will issue a phase two Vendors Prequalification Form to further establish credibility and ability to bid.
- More information may then be requested by the committee at their discretion
- Bids will be accepted from qualified bidders and renewed by committee
- The committee will award a 3-year contract based on overall assessment of criteria and in the best interest of Wreaths Across America.