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DOH 24-016C-0 RFP Prevention of and Response to Female Genital Cutting (FGC)

State of Washington Department of Health



PROJECT TITLE: Prevention of and Response to Female Genital Cutting (FGC)

DOH is seeking a qualified contractor to provide consultation in FGC and to facilitate the planning and implementation of DOH’s responsibilities per Section 6 of the Washington state legislation, Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5453.


Solicitation Schedule


Date and Time

Competitive Solicitation posted on WEBS


Optional Pre-Bid Conference RSVP Due (Request for Assistance for disabilities and Limited English Proficient individuals due 10 days before Conf date)

11/13/2023 by 2:00 pm

Optional Pre-Bid Conference (Optional; RSVP is required for attendance)

12/01/2023/2023 tentative time: 1:30pm

Bidder Questions Due: Written questions or requests for change due

12/04/2023 by 2:00 pm

DOH will post responses to written questions


Complaint Deadline

12/11/2023 by 2:00 pm

Bid Response Due

12/18/2023 by 2:00 pm

Evaluation Period (approximate time frame – includes optional Best and Final Offer period)

Through 12/27/2023

Tentative Oral Presentation for Top-Scoring Bidders (if held)

12/27/2023 tentative time: 9am-330pm TBD

Apparently Successful Bidder (ASB) Announcement via WEBS


Deadline for a request for Debriefing

01/02/2024 by 2:00 pm


01/03/2024 tentative time 11am-330pm TBD

Projected Contract Start Date



All times shown above are Local Time in Olympia, WA.

DOH reserves the right to revise the above schedule and solicitation. Revisions (if any) will be made via amendment and posted to WEBS (Washington’s Electronic Business Solution).

All Bidders must register as a vendor on WEBS (Washington’s Electronic Business Solution) using an appropriate commodities code listed below and must download this Solicitation from WEBS.

Vendors must rely solely on WEBS for all Solicitation documents.

The complete RFP, along with any amendments and bid results will be available only through Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS).

Applicable WEBS Commodity Codes:

In order to receive notifications of this opportunity, Bidders must be registered in the following WEBS commodity codes: 





Course Development Services, Instructional/Training Educational/Training Services

Human Services (Not Otherwise Classified) Human Services

Rape and Sexual Assault Prevention Human Services

Refugee Assistance Human Services

Point of Contact:

The Solicitation Coordinator is the sole point of contact in DOH for this solicitation. Upon release, all communications in regard to this solicitation shall be directed, via email, to the Solicitation Coordinator or their designee as follows:


Laurelle Lee, Solicitation Coordinator

Email Address Include DOH24-016C in the email subject line.

NOTE: Include the Solicitation number in the email subject line on all correspondence.

ELECTRONIC BID RESPONSES ONLY: Bid responses will only be accepted electronically via Email/Email Attachment to the email address above.

PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: The period of performance of any contract(s) resulting from this RFP shall be January 11, 2024 through June 30, 2024. Amendments extending the period of performance, if any, shall be at the sole discretion of DOH.

Closing Date/PROPOSAL DUE DATE: December 18, 2023 by 2:00 pm in Olympia WA.

Estimated Total Funding for Initial Period of Performance: $314,000.00

Estimated Number of Contracts: 1


Small, Minority, Women, and Veteran-owned firms are encouraged to submit bids.



Closing Date: 
Monday, December 18, 2023
Department of Health
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