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NASA Solicitation: North East Ohio Competititve STEM Education

Status Report From: Glenn Research Center
Posted: Monday, March 19, 2012

Synopsis/Solicitation Combo - Mar 16, 2012

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNC12ZCE001C
Posted Date: Mar 16, 2012
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Mar 16, 2012
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Apr 16, 2012
Current Response Date: Apr 16, 2012
Classification Code: U -- Education and training services
NAICS Code: 611710

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135

Description

The NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) Educational Programs Office (EPO) seeks an external partner to develop and implement a competitive funding opportunity to support innovative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programming for students and teachers in Northeast Ohio. In an endeavor to promote STEM initiatives, EPO is providing one time seed funding for school districts, schools, 501(c3) non-profit summer providers, and museums. EPO is seeking proposals from educational organizations and non-profit organizations that can provide project and fiscal management for the recruitment, review, selection and monitoring of competitive sub-awards to Northeast Ohio organizations.

NASA will continue the Agency’s tradition of investing in the Nation’s education programs and supporting the country’s educators who play a key role in preparing, inspiring, exciting, encouraging, and nurturing the young minds of today who will be the workforce of tomorrow.

For the complete solicitation, go to http://nspires.nasaprs.com .

Proposals must be submitted electronically via NASA’s NSPIRES proposal data system (http://nspires.nasaprs.com ). Hard copies of the proposal will not be accepted. Electronic proposals must be submitted by the Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) at the applicant institution. Electronic submission by the AOR serves as the required original signature by an authorized official of the proposing institution. NASA plans to use the NSPIRES system to facilitate the review process so all proposals received through Grants.gov will be transferred into NSPIRES.

The NAICS Code and the small business size standard for this procurement are 611710 and $7M respectively. The offeror shall state in their offer their size status for this procurement.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html

The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/nfstoc.htm

An ombudsman has been appointed -- See NASA Specific Note "B".

Prospective recipients shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer no later than 5:00PM EST, March 30, 2012. It is the recipient's responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of solicitation amendments (if any): http://nspires.nasaprs.com . Potential recipients will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any).

Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

http://nspires.nasaprs.com

Point of Contact

Name: Angela M Anderson
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 216-433-5212
Fax: 216-433-2884
Email: angela.m.anderson@nasa.gov

Name: Timothy C. Pierce
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 216-433-2147
Fax: 216-433-5489
Email: Timothy.C.Pierce@nasa.gov

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