Aug 24, 2016 — The U.S. Census Bureau has awarded the 2020 Census Integrated Communications Contract to Young & Rubicam (Y&R). To respect the integrity of the award debrief and protest stages of the federal procurement process and the laws that govern it we will not comment on the award until the protest period has ended. Until that time you can find all publicly available information on FedBizOpps.gov or the Business Opportunities page on census.gov.
Oct 15, 2014 — The Census Bureau is planning to award a contract to design, plan, produce, integrate, and implement an integrated communications program for the 2020 Census. The contractor will be responsible for providing services in multiple communications areas to support building awareness and promoting self-response for the 2020 Census. The solicitation process is anticipated to begin in mid-December. The tentative schedule for the 2020 Census Integrated Communications Contract is posted below.
RFP posted below. (updated Jan 27, 2016)
|December 11, 2015||Census Bureau issues draft Request for Proposal (RFP)|
|December 18, 2015||Census Bureau holds Pre-Solicitation Conference and Vendor Expo at the Census Bureau in Suitland, MD|
|December 28, 2015||Vendors submit questions to the Census Bureau on the draft RFP|
|January 8 and 12, 2016||Census Bureau issues written responses to questions on the draft RFP|
|January 21, 2016||Census Bureau issues final RFP|
|January 25, 2016||Vendors submit questions to the Census Bureau on the final RFP|
|January 27, 2016||Census Bureau issues written responses to questions on the final RFP|
|February 22, 2016||Offerors submit written proposals to the Census Bureau|
|March 25, 2016||Census Bureau announces competitive range determination|
|April 11 to May 5, 2016||Census Bureau conducts oral presentations and discussions|
|May 20, 2016||Offerors submit final proposal revisions to the Census Bureau|
|August 24, 2016||Census Bureau makes source selection (award) announcement|
It is the Census Bureau's intent to use full and open competition for this procurement. The agency will post the draft Request for Proposal (RFP) and the final RFP on the FedBizOpps website and the Business Opportunities website according to this tentative schedule. However, please note that the dates are subject to change and to availability of funds.