Smaller logo - blue green      GeoMAPP Special Newsletter 
  December 2010 
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Invitation for Bids
Contact for Inquiries
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You are receiving this e-mail notice as a GeoMAPP full partner, GeoMAPP informational partner, or subscriber to the GeoMAPP Newsletter. Visit the GeoMAPP website for all of the latest information on the GeoMAPP program.

Invitation for Bids (IFB) for new GeoMAPP Partners is now Available for Download

Respondent submissions are due:

Tue. Jan 4, 2011 at 2:00 EST

IFB package available (click here) 

Geomapp partner states
is supported by the United States Library of Congress' National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP). Current GeoMAPP partner states are Kentucky, Utah, and North Carolina. The GeoMAPP project seeks to expand the partnership by two awardees selected through an invitation for bids (IFB) announcement following North Carolina procurement policy. Through the expansion of the GeoMAPP partnership, the Library of Congress and existing GeoMAPP partners will engage respondencts in the best practices in digital preservation of geospatial resources. new partners will be expected to provide feedback on the best practices compiled by the GeoMAPP partnership, and participate in current technical evaluations and research, outreach to professional organizations and stakeholders within the respondent's state, and furthering the goals of the GeoMAPP partnership.

Responses to this request shall represent a collaborative effort between the digital preservation and geospatial agencies within a responding state; additional partners may be included in the responses and project. This IFB will select two (2) respondents' proposals. An amount of $199,155 is available for distribution to the pool of selected respondents, with a maximum amount of $99,575 available to distribute among the participating orgnizations of a selected respondent team. For each selected response, independent contracts will be developed to address the scope of work and budget for each member of the respondent team that will require direct reimbursement.

Important information:

- The IFB posting package is available at the following URL:

- Written questions seeking clarifications are due by:
Friday, December 17, 2010 at 2:00 pm EST
- Respondent submisssions are due by:
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST
Refer all inquiries to Jennie Elias
Reference: Invitation for Bids Number ITS-005335
Issue Date: December 10, 2010
E-Mail: Jennie.Elias [at] nc [dot] gov
Telephone: (919) 754-6615
Commodity Number: 920-33
We appreciate your interest in participating in the GeoMAPP program and look forward to reviewing your applications.

GeoMAPP Team