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Current RFPs:

RFP #1 - 6 Documentary Style 'History Bytes' Videos

RFP #2 - Documentary Style Video Series Based on Indigenous Creation Teachings

RFP #3 - Documentary Style Video of FNTI

*please see below for specific RFP Information and Details

 

Request for Proposal for

6 DOCUMENTARY STYLE

‘HISTORY BYTES’ VIDEOS

 

 

Request for Proposal

No: 2019-3

Issued:

January 18, 2019

Submission Deadline:

January 25, 2019

Submission Location:

First Nations Technical Institute

c/o Cathie Findlay

3 Old York Road, Tyendinaga ON

K0K1X0

 

 

 


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

Part 1 – Invitation and Submission Instructions........................................................................ 1

  1. Invitation to Proponents....................................................................................................... 1
  2. FNTI Contact......................................................................................................................... 3
  3. Accommodations for Proponents with Disabilities.......................................................... 4
  4. Contract for Deliverables..................................................................................................... 4
  5. RFP Timetable...................................................................................................................... 4
  6. Proposal Submission........................................................................................................... 5

 

 

Invitation and Submission Instructions

 

1.1Invitation to Proponents

This Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is an invitation by The First Nations Technical Institute (“FNTI”) to prospective proponents to submit a proposal for the provision of a 6 videos, each approximately 30 minutes in length, depicting facets of Indigenous history.

 

INTRODUCTION

 

1)Background:

 

First Nations Technical Institute is seeking a contractor to provide digital project services in the provision of a 6 videos, finished product each approximately 30 minutes in length, drawn from interviews recorded with Elders in Mohawk Valley, USA. Elders will share their experiences and knowledge of the history of the Mohawk people in this region. Each video will be approximately 30 minutes in length.

 

  1. Objective:

Location: Mohawk Valley, USA: Creation of 6 x30 minute videos from interviews with Elders and subject matter experts from Mohawk Valley. Each video will feature interview-style subject content and a collection of archival and historical images to create a historical record from an Indgenous perspective. Six (6) videos in total will be completed, for a total of 180 minutes of finished product.

 

The successful contractor will be working closely with the Director, Communications and Government Relations, who will be working out of the FNTI campus in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

 

3)Schedule

 

The tentative schedule for this project is as follows:

 

      Successful RFP Notification Date:    January 25, 2019              

                    Finished Product:                                 March 31, 2019

 

Note: Project update and status meetings will occur regularly.

 

1.2FNTI Contact

For the purposes of this procurement process, the “FNTI Contact” shall be:

 

Cathie Findlay

Director, Communications and Government Relations

cathief@fnti.net

613-396-2122 x124

 

Proponents and their representatives are not permitted to contact any employees, officers, agents, elected or appointed officials or other representatives of FNTI other than the FNTI Contact, concerning matters regarding this RFP. Failure to adhere to this rule may result in the disqualification of the proponent and the rejection of the proponent’s proposal.

 

1.3Accommodations for Proponents with Disabilities

FNTI is committed to providing equal treatment to people with disabilities with respect to the use and benefit of services, programs and goods in a manner that respects their dignity and that is equitable in relation to the broader public. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA) and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), FNTI will accommodate for a disability, ensuring full and equitable participation throughout the RFP process.

 

If a proponent requires this RFP in a different format to accommodate a disability, the proponent must contact the FNTI Contact as soon as possible and in any event prior to the Submission Deadline. The RFP in the different format will be issued only to the requesting proponent and all addenda will be issued in such different format only to the requesting proponent.

 

1.4RFP Timetable

 

Item

Date

Issue Date of RFP

January 18, 2019

Submission Deadline,12:00 noon

January 25, 2019

Public Opening:           1:30

  January 18, 2019

Anticipated Date for Entering into Contract

January 28, 2019

 

The RFP timetable is tentative only and may be changed by FNTI at any time.

 

1.5Proposal Submission

Proposals Must Be Submitted to Prescribed Location by January 25, 2019, 12:00 pm (noon)

 

Proposals must be submitted at:

 

First Nations Technical Institute

c/o Cathie Findlay,

3 Old York Road

Tyendinaga, ON K0K1X0

 

 

Bid Requirements

 

Please submit your bids using the following format

 

1)Cover Page

The cover page shall provide the name, physical address, e-mail address, and telephone number of the person(s) available for contact regarding the Proposal. Such person(s) must be authorized to make representations on behalf of the Respondent.

 

2)Table of Contents

Please list the sections in Respondent’s Proposal and their corresponding page numbers.

 

3)Introduction

Include any brief introductory remarks, as deemed appropriate. Outline the Respondent’s background, experience, unique capabilities, management, facilities, staffing, and related experience.

 

4)Scope of work

Proposals must address the detailed scope of work, describing the general conceptual approach that the Respondent will take to provide the Services and any other information Respondent believes is relevant. Emphasis should be on clarity, brevity and completeness of the response. Identify any and all other resources that will be utilized in completing project tasks.

 

5)Work Plan

Proposals must include a detailed work plan indicating the timing of each Phase of the project work, the timing of the key deliverables included in each phase, the costs associated with each phase and the timing of all deliverables including the date of the final submission to FNTI.

 

6)Sub-Contractors

Provide a list of the subcontractor(s) Respondent will use for the Services, if any, and the general type of work to be performed by each subcontractor.

 

  1. Budget

    Provide a detailed budget.

 

8)Background and Experience

Please provide a list of four (2) previous and/or current clients or accounts for which your agency has provided or are providing services that are similar in nature to the Services requested in this RFP.

 

9)Examples of work

Please provide examples of work from two (2) previous clients from established private firms or government agencies, that can highlight your agencies experience and ability to perform the Services requested in this RFP.

 

10)References

Please provide contact information for two (2) client references from established private firms or government agencies, that can attest to the Respondent’s experience and ability to perform the Services. References must be entities to which Respondent provided services most similar to the Services requested in this RFP.

 

Amendment of Proposals

 

Proponents may amend their proposals prior to the Submission Deadline by submitting the amendment in a sealed package prominently marked with the RFP title and number and the full legal name and return address of the proponent to the location set out above. Any amendment should clearly indicate which part of the proposal the amendment is intended to amend or replace.

 

Withdrawal of Proposals

 

Proponents may withdraw their proposals prior to the Submission Deadline. To withdraw a proposal, a notice of withdrawal must be sent to the FNTI Contact and must be signed by an authorized representative of the proponent. Withdrawn proposals will be returned unopened to the proponent.

 

Proposals Irrevocable after Submission Deadline

 

Proposals shall be irrevocable for a period of 120 days running from the moment that the Submission Deadline passes.

 

 

 

Request for Proposal for

DOCUMENTARY STYLE VIDEO SERIES BASED ON INDIGENOUS

CREATION TEACHINGS

 

 

 

Request for Proposal

No: 2019-2

Issued:

January 18, 2019

Submission Deadline:

January 25, 2019

Submission Location:

First Nations Technical Institute

c/o Cathie Findlay

3 Old York Road, Tyendinaga ON

K0K1X0

 

 

 

 


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

Part 1 – Invitation and Submission Instructions........................................................................ 1

  1. Invitation to Proponents....................................................................................................... 1
  2. FNTI Contact......................................................................................................................... 3
  3. Accommodations for Proponents with Disabilities.......................................................... 4
  4. Contract for Deliverables..................................................................................................... 4
  5. RFP Timetable...................................................................................................................... 4
  6. Proposal Submission........................................................................................................... 5

 

 

Invitation and Submission Instructions

 

1.1Invitation to Proponents

This Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is an invitation by The First Nations Technical Institute (“FNTI”) to prospective proponents to submit a proposal for the provision of documentary style video totaling approximately 180 minutes in length, depicting teachings from Indigenous Creation Teachings

 

INTRODUCTION

 

1)Background:

 

First Nations Technical Institute is seeking a contractor to provide digital project services to document and create a series on cultural teachings, specifically focusing on Indigenous Creation Teachings. Each video could be approximately 20 minutes in length.

 

  1. Objective:

To interview Indigenous knowledge keepers to capture audio and video recordings which will become a series of approximately 20 minute videos providing an in depth look at the origins and relevance of Creation teachings. Each video will inform and inspire through interviews the teachings, and personal oral histories of knowledge keepers. These videos will provide guidance to the audience through a better understanding of the commonalities of Indigenous cultures, ways of knowing and worldviews.

 

The successful contractor will be working closely with the Director, Communications and Government Relations, who will be working out of the FNTI campus in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

 

3)Schedule

 

The tentative schedule for this project is as follows:

 

      Successful RFP Notification Date:    January 25, 2019              

                    Finished Product:                                 March 31, 2019

 

Note: Project update and status meetings will occur regularly.

 

1.2FNTI Contact

For the purposes of this procurement process, the “FNTI Contact” shall be:

 

Cathie Findlay

Director, Communications and Government Relations

cathief@fnti.net

613-396-2122 x124

 

Proponents and their representatives are not permitted to contact any employees, officers, agents, elected or appointed officials or other representatives of FNTI other than the FNTI Contact, concerning matters regarding this RFP. Failure to adhere to this rule may result in the disqualification of the proponent and the rejection of the proponent’s proposal.

 

1.3Accommodations for Proponents with Disabilities

FNTI is committed to providing equal treatment to people with disabilities with respect to the use and benefit of services, programs and goods in a manner that respects their dignity and that is equitable in relation to the broader public. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA) and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), FNTI will accommodate for a disability, ensuring full and equitable participation throughout the RFP process.

 

If a proponent requires this RFP in a different format to accommodate a disability, the proponent must contact the FNTI Contact as soon as possible and in any event prior to the Submission Deadline. The RFP in the different format will be issued only to the requesting proponent and all addenda will be issued in such different format only to the requesting proponent.

 

1.4RFP Timetable

 

Item

Date

Issue Date of RFP

January 18, 2019

Submission Deadline,12:00 noon

January 25, 2019

Public Opening:           1:30

  January 18, 2019

Anticipated Date for Entering into Contract

January 28, 2019

 

The RFP timetable is tentative only and may be changed by FNTI at any time.

 

1.5Proposal Submission

Proposals Must Be Submitted to Prescribed Location by January 25, 2019, 12:00 pm (noon)

 

Proposals must be submitted at:

 

First Nations Technical Institute

c/o Cathie Findlay,

3 Old York Road

Tyendinaga, ON K0K1X0

 

 

Bid Requirements

 

Please submit your bids using the following format

 

1)Cover Page

The cover page shall provide the name, physical address, e-mail address, and telephone number of the person(s) available for contact regarding the Proposal. Such person(s) must be authorized to make representations on behalf of the Respondent.

 

2)Table of Contents

Please list the sections in Respondent’s Proposal and their corresponding page numbers.

 

3)Introduction

Include any brief introductory remarks, as deemed appropriate. Outline the Respondent’s background, experience, unique capabilities, management, facilities, staffing, and related experience.

 

4)Scope of work

Proposals must address the detailed scope of work, describing the general conceptual approach that the Respondent will take to provide the Services and any other information Respondent believes is relevant. Emphasis should be on clarity, brevity and completeness of the response. Identify any and all other resources that will be utilized in completing project tasks.

 

5)Work Plan

Proposals must include a detailed work plan indicating the timing of each Phase of the project work, the timing of the key deliverables included in each phase, the costs associated with each phase and the timing of all deliverables including the date of the final submission to FNTI.

 

6)Sub-Contractors

Provide a list of the subcontractor(s) Respondent will use for the Services, if any, and the general type of work to be performed by each subcontractor.

 

  1. Budget

    Provide a detailed budget.

 

8)Background and Experience

Please provide a list of four (2) previous and/or current clients or accounts for which your agency has provided or are providing services that are similar in nature to the Services requested in this RFP.

 

9)Examples of work

Please provide examples of work from two (2) previous clients from established private firms or government agencies, that can highlight your agencies experience and ability to perform the Services requested in this RFP.

 

10)References

Please provide contact information for two (2) client references from established private firms or government agencies, that can attest to the Respondent’s experience and ability to perform the Services. References must be entities to which Respondent provided services most similar to the Services requested in this RFP.

 

Amendment of Proposals

 

Proponents may amend their proposals prior to the Submission Deadline by submitting the amendment in a sealed package prominently marked with the RFP title and number and the full legal name and return address of the proponent to the location set out above. Any amendment should clearly indicate which part of the proposal the amendment is intended to amend or replace.

 

Withdrawal of Proposals

 

Proponents may withdraw their proposals prior to the Submission Deadline. To withdraw a proposal, a notice of withdrawal must be sent to the FNTI Contact and must be signed by an authorized representative of the proponent. Withdrawn proposals will be returned unopened to the proponent.

 

Proposals Irrevocable after Submission Deadline

 

Proposals shall be irrevocable for a period of 120 days running from the moment that the Submission Deadline passes.

 

 

 

Request for Proposal for

DOCUMENTARY STYLE VIDEO OF FNTI

 

 

Request for Proposal

No: 2019-1

Issued:

January 18, 2019

Submission Deadline:

January 25, 2019

Submission Location:

First Nations Technical Institute

c/o Cathie Findlay

3 Old York Road, Tyendinaga ON

K0K1X0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Part 1 – Invitation and Submission Instructions........................................................................ 1

  1. Invitation to Proponents....................................................................................................... 1
  2. FNTI Contact......................................................................................................................... 3
  3. Accommodations for Proponents with Disabilities.......................................................... 4
  4. Contract for Deliverables..................................................................................................... 4
  5. RFP Timetable...................................................................................................................... 4
  6. Proposal Submission........................................................................................................... 5

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Invitation and Submission Instructions

 

1.1Invitation to Proponents

This Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is an invitation by The First Nations Technical Institute (“FNTI”) to prospective proponents to submit a proposal for the provision of a documentary style video, approximately 60 minutes in length, depicting facets of FNTI programs and operations.

 

INTRODUCTION

 

1)Background:

 

First Nations Technical Institute is seeking a contractor to provide digital project services in the provision of a documentary style digital video. The video will focus on showcasing FNTI’s unique approaches to Indigenous post-secondary education in the Province of Ontario. The contractor will touch on 25 categories, as set out by the Indigenous Advanced Education Skills Council.

 

  1. Objective: 

Create one documentary-style video approximately one hour (60 minutes) in length to accompany FNTI’s IAESC application. IAESC is the acronym for Indigenous Advanced Education and Skills Council. This video will guide the viewer through a comprehensive tour-like experience of the facilities, staff and offerings of FNTI. The tour will include imagery, interviews, teachings, presentation, conversations and scenes around the main campus in Tyendinaga as well as several of the remote class locations conducted off-campus throughout Ontario. The video will address all 25 headings included in the IAESC application in an engaging way and demonstrate understanding of how FNTI’s post-secondary approaches and cultural practices benefit its learners.

 

The successful contractor will be working closely with the Director, Communications and Government Relations, who will be working out of the FNTI campus in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

 

3)Schedule

 

The tentative schedule for this project is as follows:

 

      Successful RFP Notification Date:    January 25, 2019               

                    Finished Product:                                 March 31, 2019

 

Note: Project update and status meetings will occur regularly.

 

1.2FNTI Contact

For the purposes of this procurement process, the “FNTI Contact” shall be:

 

Cathie Findlay

Director, Communications and Government Relations

cathief@fnti.net

613-396-2122 x124

 

Proponents and their representatives are not permitted to contact any employees, officers, agents, elected or appointed officials or other representatives of FNTI other than the FNTI Contact, concerning matters regarding this RFP. Failure to adhere to this rule may result in the disqualification of the proponent and the rejection of the proponent’s proposal.

 

1.3Accommodations for Proponents with Disabilities

FNTI is committed to providing equal treatment to people with disabilities with respect to the use and benefit of services, programs and goods in a manner that respects their dignity and that is equitable in relation to the broader public. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA) and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), FNTI will accommodate for a disability, ensuring full and equitable participation throughout the RFP process.

 

If a proponent requires this RFP in a different format to accommodate a disability, the proponent must contact the FNTI Contact as soon as possible and in any event prior to the Submission Deadline. The RFP in the different format will be issued only to the requesting proponent and all addenda will be issued in such different format only to the requesting proponent.

 

1.4RFP Timetable

 

Item

Date

Issue Date of RFP

January 18, 2019

Submission Deadline,12:00 noon

January 25, 2019

Public Opening:           1:30

  January 18, 2019

Anticipated Date for Entering into Contract

January 28, 2019

 

The RFP timetable is tentative only and may be changed by FNTI at any time.

 

1.5Proposal Submission

Proposals Must Be Submitted to Prescribed Location by January 25, 2019, 12:00 pm (noon)

 

Proposals must be submitted at:

 

First Nations Technical Institute

c/o Cathie Findlay,

3 Old York Road

Tyendinaga, ON K0K1X0

 

 

Bid Requirements

 

Please submit your bids using the following format

 

1)Cover Page

The cover page shall provide the name, physical address, e-mail address, and telephone number of the person(s) available for contact regarding the Proposal. Such person(s) must be authorized to make representations on behalf of the Respondent.

 

2)Table of Contents

Please list the sections in Respondent’s Proposal and their corresponding page numbers.

 

3)Introduction

Include any brief introductory remarks, as deemed appropriate. Outline the Respondent’s background, experience, unique capabilities, management, facilities, staffing, and related experience.

 

4)Scope of work

Proposals must address the detailed scope of work, describing the general conceptual approach that the Respondent will take to provide the Services and any other information Respondent believes is relevant. Emphasis should be on clarity, brevity and completeness of the response. Identify any and all other resources that will be utilized in completing project tasks.

 

5)Work Plan

Proposals must include a detailed work plan indicating the timing of each Phase of the project work, the timing of the key deliverables included in each phase, the costs associated with each phase and the timing of all deliverables including the date of the final submission to FNTI.

 

6)Sub-Contractors

Provide a list of the subcontractor(s) Respondent will use for the Services, if any, and the general type of work to be performed by each subcontractor.

 

  1. Budget

    Provide a detailed budget.

 

8)Background and Experience

Please provide a list of four (2) previous and/or current clients or accounts for which your agency has provided or are providing services that are similar in nature to the Services requested in this RFP.

 

9)Examples of work

Please provide examples of work from two (2) previous clients from established private firms or government agencies, that can highlight your agencies experience and ability to perform the Services requested in this RFP.

 

10)References

Please provide contact information for two (2) client references from established private firms or government agencies, that can attest to the Respondent’s experience and ability to perform the Services. References must be entities to which Respondent provided services most similar to the Services requested in this RFP.

 

Amendment of Proposals

 

Proponents may amend their proposals prior to the Submission Deadline by submitting the amendment in a sealed package prominently marked with the RFP title and number and the full legal name and return address of the proponent to the location set out above. Any amendment should clearly indicate which part of the proposal the amendment is intended to amend or replace.

 

Withdrawal of Proposals

 

Proponents may withdraw their proposals prior to the Submission Deadline. To withdraw a proposal, a notice of withdrawal must be sent to the FNTI Contact and must be signed by an authorized representative of the proponent. Withdrawn proposals will be returned unopened to the proponent.

 

Proposals Irrevocable after Submission Deadline

 

Proposals shall be irrevocable for a period of 120 days running from the moment that the Submission Deadline passes.