U.S. Department of State Selects ICF International for US$300M Multiple Award Blanket Purchase Agreement
Firm to Provide Domestic and International Project and Program Management Support Services to State Department
Fairfax, Virginia, September 30, 2008 -
ICF International announced today that ICF Incorporated, an ICF International subsidiary, was awarded a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of State with a ceiling of $300 million. Under the five-year agreement, ICF may compete to provide a broad range of project and program management support services to the agency worldwide. The contract is part of a larger agency effort to maximize the contributions each of its organizations makes to the overall State Department mission. It provides a vehicle for accessing program planning, project management, performance improvement, and other services for information technology and other specialized support environments.
“We are excited for the opportunity to bring our broad program management support capabilities to the Department of State,” said Andrew Robinson, a senior vice president and ICF Homeland Security & Civilian Programs practice leader. “With its global reach, the operational complexity experienced at the Department of State is different from any other organization in the world. ICF’s experience in delivering successful projects in over 80 countries throughout the world uniquely qualifies us to support the State Department in meeting its global mission both domestically and internationally.”
"We are honored to offer our extensive program management expertise to assist the Department of State with its mission and strategic goals of achieving peace and security, providing humanitarian assistance, promoting international understanding, and strengthening management capabilities,” said Ellen Glover, an ICF executive vice president and recognized leader in technology and management solutions.
To complete its team, ICF has subcontracted with the Robbins-Gioia, DKW Communications, ICOR Partners, Indigo Technology, Log-In Systems, MBR Computer Consultants, Triumph Technologies, and The Clovis Group.
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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