DIA releases RFP for Mentor Protégé Program
On August 2, the Virginia Contracting Activity, on behalf of the Defense Intelligence Agency, released the solicitation for the DIA Mentor Protégé Program (Solicitation Number: HHM402-17-R-0062). Proposals are due no later than 1:00pm ET on August 31.
The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), through the Virginia Contracting Activity, is releasing a DIA Mentor Protégé Program solicitation. The purpose of the DOD Mentor-Protégé Program is to assists small businesses (protégés) successfully compete for prime contract and subcontract awards by partnering with large companies (mentors) under individual, project-based agreements. This is accomplished through technical and developmcntal assistance from the mentor to the protégé. Approved mentor firms will enter into Mentor-Protégé agreements with eligible protégés. A complete description of (he DOD program and eligibility requirements is provided in Appendix I of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulatiqn Supplement (DFARS).
No additional media will be provided. Paper copies of this solicitation will not be available. Other methods of requesting a package will not be honored. All questions shall be submitted in writing according to the solicitation instructions. Questions will not be answered via telephone and/or email. Access to the delivery location requires a clearance. Coordination of the submission of proposals is required, details are provided in the solicitation.
Mentors are required to be approved through the DoD Office of Small Business Programs.
The Government anticipates awarding cost type contract(s). Multiple contracts may be awarded up to the total budget. Proposal costs shall not exceed $400K per year with a total period of performance not to exceed three years.
Full information is available here.