WASHINGTON — Oct. 6, 2015 — LCG, a fast-growing, leading provider of innovative grants management and technology solutions to federal agencies in the areas of health and science, announced today it has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement to provide logistical support for discretionary grant competitions and peer reviews. LCG will support this BPA as a subcontractor to FM Talent Source, an 8(a) minority-owned small business that provides nationwide business consulting, staff augmentation and recruitment services.
“We are excited to have this opportunity to work with FM Talent to support the Department of Education’s peer review process,” said Carey Parrett, vice president of grants management at LCG. “Our experienced team and innovative grants management solutions will support the department’s mandate to drive efficiencies within their process, which serves as the foundation for critical funding decisions that impact education programs across our nation.”
Under the new contract, LCG and FM Talent will have the opportunity to provide administrative and logistical support and report results for:
- Activities associated with the recruitment, training, evaluation and management of peer reviewers.
- Peer reviews conducted on-site or virtually.
- Improvements to the current peer review system.
- Design, reproduction and distribution of guidance documents.
“By combining our recruitment model and consulting expertise with LCG’s robust knowledge of the grants management process, we are well-positioned to support the department with a wide variety of tasks to ensure that awards are made fairly and effectively,” said Dawn Hendricks of FM Talent.
The BPAs will have a 60-month ordering period and are for use by all principal offices within the Department of Education.
LCG is a fast-growing, leading provider of innovative grants management and technology solutions to federal agencies. For more than 25 years, LCG has worked closely with government organizations in the areas of health, pharmaceuticals and science to achieve maximum operational efficiencies and funding support to drive ongoing mission success. Founded in 1990, LCG is a minority-owned small business based in Rockville, Maryland, and with offices in Arlington, Virginia. For more information, visit www.lcginc.com.
About FM Talent
FM Talent Source is an 8(a) minority-owned small business that provides nationwide business consulting, staff augmentation and recruitment services. Founded in 2004 in Silver Spring, Maryland, FM Talent Source serves a broad range of customers from Fortune 500 corporations to government organizations. For more information, visit www.fmtalent.com.
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