Procurement

The purchase of goods and services and the award of grants shall be made in compliance with The Children's Trust Procurement Policy (7/20/20, pdf), applicable state statutes, The Children's Trust Conflict of Interest policy and applicable portions of the Miami-Dade County Conflict of Interest and Code of Ethics Ordinance (§2-11.1 of Miami-Dade County Code) and the State of Florida's Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees (Chapter 112, Part III Florida Statutes.)

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Operational Solicitations

Single Source #2021-03 Purchase of Airtime to Address Audiences in Leadership Positions

This description of services is intended to result in a purchase for the services described below. This notice is posted on January 19th, 2021 by The Children’s Trust for a period of seven (7) business days, through 12 p.m. on January 28th, 2021.

Requested services and requirements
The Children’s Trust seeks to purchase airtime to address audiences in leadership positions by using a local radio station with a focus/mission of targeting an audience primarily interested in government, activism, public service, and social change.

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Security as a Service Request for Bids

The Children’s Trust is seeking a Security as a Service vendor to perform Penetration testing to evaluate the security of the Software as a Service vendors (2) that host the business process applications as well as the Infrastructure as a Service vendor. The service requested should include conducting internal and external vulnerability assessments on network, application systems, internet and wireless that could be exploited by a cyber-attack. Both blind testing and vendor engaged testing are expected.

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For programmatic solicitations, please visit the Grants section of this website.


E-Verify

Effective January 1, 2021, section 448.095(e) of the Florida Statutes requires all public employers, contractors and subcontractors, including The Children’s Trust providers, to use the E-Verify system to establish the authorization of new employees, including all new subcontractors and professional services consultants, to work in this country. Providers must also obtain and keep an affidavit from its subcontractors affirming that the subcontractors do not employ, contract or subcontract with any individuals who are not authorized to work in the US.

Providers who have been found to violate the statute will have their agreement or contract terminated, and not renewed for at least a year, per Florida Statutes. If a provider’s subcontractor has violated the statute, the provider must immediately terminate the subcontractor.

The E-Verify system is Internet-based and operated by the Department of Homeland Security that verifies the employment eligibility of employees. For more information on E-Verify and 448.095(e), F.S. (2020), click here.