DHS releases FirstSource II solicitation
On April 20, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the solicitation for FirstSource III. Questions are due by 3:00 p.m. on April 27, and proposals are due by 10:00 a.m. on May 12.
This solicitation will result in a series of multiple award, department wide Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contracts. FirstSource III is a 100% small business set-aside with five (5) separate set-aside tracks to include the four (4) small business socio-economic contracting programs: (1) 8(a); (2) Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone); (3) Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB); and (4) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB). Track 5 will be set-aside for all small businesses. FirstSource III also has two Functional Categories, Information Technology Value Added Reseller (ITVAR) using NAICS code 541519, footnote 18 and Software, using NAICS code 511210, footnote 20.
This single solicitation will result in two source selections, one for ITVAR and one for Software. Multiple awards will be made in each Functional Category in each of the small business and small business socioeconomic tracks. Offerors may submit more than one proposal. Please see section L.4.1 of the solicitation for complete information on submitting more than one proposal.
Full information is available here.