There are several fast track options for contracting with IBI
USAID’s Active Communities – Effective States Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract
The ACES IDIQ contract, issued by USAID’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Rights, and Governance (The DRG Center) of the Bureau for Development, Democracy and Innovation (DDI) in September of 2021, provides USAID and other development practitioners with analytical and technical support to strengthen governance and rule of law, civil society and media, elections and political transitions, human rights, and related issues.
The contract includes small business contracting provisions which will allow USAID offices to quickly access the IBI ACES consortium’s high-quality services. All task orders under $5 million must be set aside for small businesses and any task order that meets certain conditions may be set aside for small businesses.
USAID’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract
(EVAL ME II IDIQ)
The EVAL ME II IDIQ contract, issued by USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning in September of 2020, facilitates efficient procurement of monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) projects for USAID missions globally. EVAL ME II allows for exclusive solicitations to small business awardees of the IDIQ, helping missions meet their small business procurement goals.
USAID’s Global Public Financial Management Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract II
(PFM II IDIQ)
The PFM II IDIQ contract issued by USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) in August of 2018 contains provisions under which any USAID Contracting Office can expedite procurement of IBI's services through small-business set aside exemptions.
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA) PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SCHEDULE
Basic Ordering Agreement for Blended Finance and Private Capital Mobilization
IBI holds a Basic Ordering Agreement with USAID to provide methodologies to research, design, develop, test and evaluate approaches for quickly and efficiently providing the development community and investors with access to the diverse range of expertise or partnerships required to design, deploy, and evaluate appropriate blended capital approaches and/or product given a specific challenge or opportunity identified across the different regions and sectors in which USAID operates.
Illustrative services include (but are not limited to):
• Rigid project design and procurement
• Access to expertise that understands investment and development
• Assessment of blended finance opportunities to inform CDCS and strategy development
• Mapping sources and uses of capital and identify specific opportunities
• Increase investment readiness of enterprises
• Structure pay-for-results mechanism (e.g. development impact bond)
• Structure concession and off-take agreements
• Facilitate a co-investment relationship (e.g. in a project loan syndicate)
• Conduct feasibility studies for a blended finance transaction
• Provide technical assistance and investment training to businesses and Missions
• Develop indicators and Monitoring & Evaluation frameworks for a blended finance transaction
• Evaluate/assess a blended finance program or transaction
▼ Contract Number: GS00F037GA
Special item number (SIN) definitions and labor categories:
SIN SIN Description
541611* Management and Financial Consulting, Acquisition and Grants
OLM Order-Level Materials
* this SIN replaced SINS 520.23, 874.1 and 874.7 in February 2020
For more information on the types of services offered and to view our GSA Schedule, click below
IBI’s services are available through GSA Advantage, enabling U.S. federal, state, and local government entities access to high-value services through proven providers with a demonstrated history of success. GSA Advantage provides fast, flexible, cost-effective procurement solutions that allow customers to meet acquisition challenges while achieving their missions.
Our GSA schedules cover a wide array of business services including information technology, financial management, project management, monitoring and evaluation, business development, human resources, organizational development, performance improvement, support services and strategic planning. We are approved to provide services through the following Special Industry Numbers (SINS):
As a subcontractor
Oasis Pool 1 – subcontractor to Vysnova Partners
IBI is a subcontractor to Vysnova Partners on the GSA OASIS Small Business Pool 1 Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. OASIS Pool 1 is a government-wide contracting vehicle, spanning 28 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes. This mechanism provides extensive opportunities for small business utilization, with a small business size standard of $14 million. Core technical areas under this mechanism include:
Program management services
Management consulting services
Oasis Pool 3 – subcontractor to IM Solutions
IBI is a subcontractor to IM Solutions on the GSA OASIS Small Business Pool 3 Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. OASIS Pool 3 offers substantial opportunities for small business utilization with a small business size standard of $35.5 million. This IDIQ covers three NAICS codes, primarily focused on engineering services for the military, energy sector, and marine and naval architecture.
PFM II IDIQ – subcontractor to DAI
IBI is a subcontractor to DAI on the Public Financial Management II IDIQ, issued by USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) in August of 2018. This vehicle allows USAID contracting offices to procure services in the areas of economic growth and governance to a limited pool of prequalified contractors.
PAST CONTRACT VEHICLES
USAID's Human and Institutional Capacity Development for non-Critical Priority Countries (HICDpro for non-CPCs) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract
The HICD IDIQ allows Contracting Officers to follow simplified acquisition procedures which provide for short technical and cost proposals, with the Contracting Officer having the discretion to decide how much documentation (above a minimum requirement) is needed to assess technical capability and cost.
▼ Projects under this vehicle
Public Financial Management (PFM)
USAID’s Global Public Financial Management Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (PFM IDIQ)
▼ Projects under this vehicle
SEGIR MACRO II IQC
Prime contractor on USAID's Support for Economic Growth and Institutional Reform: Macroeconomic Policy II Indefinite Quantity Contract
▼ Projects under this vehicle
As a subcontractor
Subcontractor on USAID's Public Financial Management IDIQ to Nathan Associates 2012-2020
Projects under this vehicle
US-APEC Technical Assistance to Advance Regional Integration (US-ATAARI) 2013-2018
USAID's HICDpro for Critical Priority Countries
to DAI 2013-2018
Subcontractor on the GLOBAL BUSINESS, TRADE, AND INVESTMENT II (GBTI II) contract to Deloitte
Project under this vehicle
Subcontractor to Grant Thornton for a blanket purchase agreement with the Millennium Challenge Corporation to provide “Support for MCC Compact Development and Monitoring and Evaluation.” IBI has primary responsibility for capacity building, economic analysis, and social and gender issues across all sectors.
Subcontractor on USAID's Global Clean Energy Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract
to Engility 2012-2017
IBI and the United States Geological Survey have in place a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement that allows IBI’s partners to access the capabilities of the USGS on projects involving spatial analysis, GIS, and cartography.