Certifications, Pre-Approved Vendor Lists and Master Agreements

Franklin Hill Group is certified as a small business by the State of California, and as a women business enterprise by the City of Los Angeles.  Recently, Franklin Hill Group received certification as a Disadvantaged/Women Business Enterprise (DBE), as per U.S. Department of Transportation guidelines.

State of California Small Business

City of Los Angeles Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification

Many government agencies maintain lists of, or master agreements with, pre-qualified vendors that are authorized to provide consulting or training services at pre-established rates using streamlined procurement methods. In many instances, the master agreements may be used by public jurisdictions other than the issuing agency.

Franklin Hill Group is a member of the following pre-approved vendor lists:

California Business and Management Services Master Services Agreement

California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS) - pending

State Training Center Pre-Qualified Consultant Services Program

As-Needed Contract Audits/Special Studies, County of Los Angeles Auditor-Controller


State of California Small Business

The State of California permits departments and other state entities to contract with a certified small business for services under $100,000 without having to use the formal competitive bid approach. Under the Small Business option, a department must solicit bids from at least two certified small businesses and may award contracts between $5,000.01 and $99,999.99 based on low bid.

Franklin Hill Group is certified as both a small and micro-business with the State of California (DGS Reference #21003).

To verify the small business certificate, contact:
http://www.pd.dgs.ca.gov/smbus/default.htm


City of Los Angeles Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification

Franklin Hill Group is certified by the City of Los Angeles as a women business enterprise (WBE). Note that WBE certification does not count toward DBE goals for programs funded by the federal Department of Transportation.

State of California Business and Management Consulting Services Master Services Agreement (MSA)

Franklin Hill Group is pre-approved to provide professional consulting services to State of California agencies, cities, counties, special districts, educational and other public entities through the Business and Management Consulting Services Master Services Agreement (MSA). The specific categories of consulting services available through the MSA are:

  • Organization Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Development, Performance Measurements and Evaluation

For information regarding how to contract with Franklin Hill Group through the MSA, contact: http://www.pd.dgs.ca.gov/masters/busmgmt

California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS)

Franklin Hill Group is in the process of applying for certification to provide consulting services under the California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS) program. Once certification is complete, Franklin Hill Group will be pre-qualified to provide non-information technology (non-IT) services through CMAS.

State Training Center, Pre-Qualified Consultant Services Program

The purpose of the California State Training Center's Pre-Qualified Consultant Services Program is to maintain a list of highly skilled, experienced individuals to serve as consultants, trainers, facilitators, or speakers to state agencies. The State Training Center (STC) and the state client agency together determine the specific scope of work including time frames, applicable topic, and an approximate project budget (contracts, including amendments, are limited to $100,000 per project).

Franklin Hill Group has been pre-qualified to provide services in the following areas:

  • Customer Service
  • Facilitation
  • Process Improvement
  • Strategic/Operational Planning

For information on how to contract with Franklin Hill Group through the State Training Center, contact: http://www.dpa.ca.gov/tcid/osci/osci.shtm

As-Needed Contract Audits/Special Studies, County of Los Angeles Auditor-Controller

The Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller maintains a list of vendors that have been pre-qualified to conduct as-needed contract audits and special studies. Franklin Hill Group has an agreement to provide Special Studies.

 

 

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