Contracting with Us

Business Meeting.Offering a range of flexible contracting mechanisms, templates and options, we work closely with each client to find the solution that matches their contracting needs and requirements.

As a pre-approved vendor on a number of procurement instruments at the federal and state levels, we are able to simplify the contracting process for eligible clients, which can minimize or eliminate the need for time-consuming, burdensome bid processes. Examples of instruments that our customers use to contract with us are provided below.

General Services Administration (GSA): The UMass Donahue Institute has been approved by the GSA as a vendor on the GSA Professional Services Schedule (PSS).  This allows us to offer Integrated Consulting Services and Training Services to federal clients without going through a lengthy bid process.  Our GSA Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contract number is GS10F0211M.

Interagency Service Agreement (ISA): As part of the University of Massachusetts system, we are an eligible state agency, and therefore often provide services to other Massachusetts state agencies using the ISA.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Operational Services Division (OSD): We are pre-approved through a competitive bid process as a vendor on statewide contract PRF61 (Management Consultants, Program Coordinators and Planners Services). Through this statewide contract, we are eligible to provide: Education Services; Program Development, Organizational and Strategic Planning Services; Health and Human Services; Professional Development Services; General Data Analytics Services and Evaluation Services; Environmental Services, and Revitalization Services.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health: We are pre-approved through a competitive bid process to provide research and data analysis services through MA Department of Public Health contract DPH500224.

Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC): We are pre-approved through a competitive bid process to provide research, evaluation, and consulting services on an “as needed” basis, and to provide data, conduct research and perform periodic studies, surveys, and evaluations of EEC program initiatives through MA Department of Early Education and Care Contract 2009EECResearch002.

Massachusetts Department of Fire Service: We are pre-approved through a competitive bid process to provide speakers and trainers to the MA Department of Fire Service.


UMass President's Office Federally Negotiated F&A Rate:

On-Campus: 26%
OFF-Campus: 24%
Effective Dates: 7/1/14 to 6/30/17
Type: Predetermined
DUNS/CAGE Codes:010761851/3H9S9
TIN: 043167352
Legal Name: University of Massachusetts
Checks Payable to: University of Massachusetts
Checks mail to: 100 Venture Way, Suite 9, Hadley, MA  01035
Authorized Signatory: J. Lynn Griesemer
Title for UMDI: Executive Director
Title for other PO activities: Associate VP for Economic Development
Financial Officer: Carol Anne McGowan

Procurement Update Regarding Uniform Guidance (UG) 2CFR 200
Changes to the procurement provisions will go into effect July 1, 2017. This date represents a one-year delay/extension of the original implementation date. UMass will follow the requirements of OMB Circular A-110 until the July 1, 2016 UG 2CFR-200 procurement implementation goes into effect.

Contracting with Us

The UMass Donahue Institute is pre-approved to offer a variety of options for streamlined, simplified contracting both within Massachusetts and at the federal level.

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UMass Donahue Institute

University of Massachusetts

Office of the President

100 Venture Way, Suite 9

Hadley, Massachusetts 01035

(413) 545-0001

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