Government Contract | Illinois
SBE: Summer Food Service Promotion Campaign IFB

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000477504

Bid Title: SBE: Summer Food Service Promotion Campaign IFB

Agency Bid No. Title: 22037339

Received Date: 02/08/2016

Close Date: 03/02/2016

Purchase Type: upon execution to September 31, 2016

Delivery Point: Illinois

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is in need of a Vendor to conduct a multifaceted outreach campaign. The Vendor will procure direct mail lists, copy letters and envelopes, and implement mailings. The vendor will also procure paid print space in newspapers aimed at recruiting sponsors and/or feeding sites in 24 counties where ISBE would like to boost participation. The vendor will also procure announcement space and slots targeting high-need areas and children across the state so they may participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) through approved feeding sites. Eligible feeding sites are located in areas where at least fifty percent (50%) of the population is in the 185% poverty level. High-need is determined by Free- and Reduced-price lunch school statistics found by year online at or census. Eligible areas and tracts can also be identified using the Food Research and Action Center Summer Food Mapper accessible at . The mailings, ads and announcements contain information on accessing free summer meals as part of the SFSP. The campaign includes letter mailings to procured lists, placement of announcements, ads and signs, and thirty-second (:30) audio and video spots in print, electronic broadcast and other media that target the intended audience, including low-income populations, minorities and minority language participants. (See SFSP Illinois Regions Map, Attachment I for described media regions.) There are four SFSP regions within the state and this contract will be awarded to a single vendor on all regions or there will be no award made. Proposals should include the number of paid spots to be placed, information on any free or additional ads/spots to run, cost(s) and media audience demographics. There are also recruitment ads that will be placed in targeted areas in early 2016.The lette

Product Codes: 96179, 96153

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Illinois - Board of Education

State: Illinois

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Craig Foxall, Illinois State Board of Education Fiscal and Procurement Division W-380, 100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois, 62777

Phone: 217-785-8777

Fax: 217-557-5839




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