The meaningful work of Illinois Finance Authority is carried out by a dedicated team of employees committed to IFA’s mission, and by quality vendors who services support our needs and goals. To assure the efficiency and sustainability of our organization, we value professionalism, transparency, and fairness in all aspects of our governance and delivery of low-cost financing.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

IFA seeks to work with a diversity of qualified vendors providing a variety of services. All notifications, postings and related documents regarding IFA solicitations are found on the Illinois Procurement Bulletin website. Enter IFA in the search box. Vendors interested in receiving notifications should Register with the Procurement Bulletin.

Please note: The request for Proposals for Financing Options for Debt Issuances from Banks, Credit Providers, Underwriters and Placement Agents regarding Illinois Finance Authority proposed debt offering(s) approved by the Authority on October 8, posted that day with responses due on October 21, 2015 at 5 p.m. (extended from October 19, 2015) remains an open procurement. The Authority reserves the right to request additional interview(s), to request additional information, or to provide additional information. Please direct questions to Mari Money (mmoney@il-fa.com; 312 651 1319). Thank you.

12/02/2015 Qualified Servicer (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: Agency Reference Number: EP2016-4
Response Due Date: 12/08/2015 - 12:00pm CST

The IFA seeks qualified servicers and/or trustees who are prepared to assist with invoice payments to potentially a large number of State vendors, as expeditiously as possible once such invoices are approved.

10/09/2015 Qualified Financial Printer (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: Agency Reference Number: EP2016-2
Response Due Date: 10/19/2015 - 5:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority (the “Authority”) requests fee proposals for financial printing and internet roadshow services in connection with the proposed issuance of $115 million of debt secured by the moral obligation of the State of Illinois.

10/09/2015 Qualified Municipal Trustee Banks (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: Agency Reference Number: EP2016-3
Response Due Date: 10/23/2015 - 5:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority (the “Authority”) is requesting proposals for Trustee, Paying Agent and Bond Registrar services in connection with the proposed issuance of $115 million of debt secured by the moral obligation of the State of Illinois.

10/08/2015 Financing Options for Debt Issuances (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: Agency Reference Number: EP2016-1
Response Due Date: 10/21/2015 - 5:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority (the “IFA” or the “Authority”) seeks financing options along with the best and most cost-effective plan of finance to issue approximately $115 million (likely taxable) debt, secured by the moral obligation (MO) of the State

07/10/2015 Employee Benefits and Payroll Services (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22036503 Agency Reference Number: 16-0011
Response Due Date: 07/31/2015 - 3:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is seeking a vendor to provide employee benefits services.

05/14/2015 Employee Benefits Services (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22035753 Agency Reference Number: 15-0038
Response Due Date: 05/28/2015 - 3:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is seeking a vendor to provide employee benefits services.

05/06/2015 Specialty Accounting and Auditing Services (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22035989 Agency Reference Number: 15-0048
Response Due Date: 05/15/2015 - 3:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is requesting proposals from firms with the experience, capability and expertise in providing specialty accounting and auditing services.

04/17/2015 Payroll Services (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22035409 Agency Reference Number: 15-0020
Response Due Date: 05/11/2015 - 3:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is seeking a vendor to provide payroll services. Services currently being performed include, but are not limited to Payroll Distribution Services, Payroll Tax Services and a Time and Attendance Application.

02/20/2015 Accounting Software Maintenance and Support ()
IPB Reference Number: 22035349 Agency Reference Number: 15-0029
Response Due Date: 03/09/2015 - 3:00pm CST

The Authority is seeking accounting software maintenance and support services for its Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains accounting software.

10/09/2014 Debt Management Application Software (Reissue) (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22034654 Agency Reference Number: 15-00000
Response Due Date: 10/22/2014 - 10:00am CST

The IFA requests proposals from responsible Offerors to procure a real time Debt Management application that will enable the Authority to standardize its data entry, accounting, reporting and compliance practices in one consolidated system.

09/03/2014 Debt Management Application Software (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22034407 Agency Reference Number: 15-0003
Response Due Date: 09/18/2014 - 12:00pm CST

The IFA requests proposals from responsible Offerors to procure a real time Debt Management application that will enable the Authority to standardize its data entry, accounting, reporting and compliance practices in one consolidated system.

08/06/2014 Energy Lease Financing ()
IPB Reference Number: 22034267 Agency Reference Number: 15-0002
Response Due Date: 08/25/2014 - 12:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is soliciting bids from qualified financial institutions interested in submitting an interest rate to finance Lease and Sublease Agreements with the IFA and the State of Illinois

08/04/2014 Accounting and Auditing Services (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22034247 Agency Reference Number: 15-0001
Response Due Date: 08/14/2014 - 12:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is requesting proposals from accounting and auditing firms with the experience, capability and expertise in providing accounting and auditing services.

04/24/2014 Internal Auditing Services (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22033467 Agency Reference Number: 14-0006
Response Due Date: 05/05/2014 - 12:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is requesting proposals from licensed Certified Public Accounting firms with the experience, capability and expertise in providing internal auditing services.

04/23/2014 Financial Advisory Solicitation (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22033451 Agency Reference Number: 14-0005
Response Due Date: 05/02/2014 - 5:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is requesting proposals from financial advisory firms with the experience, capability and expertise in providing financial advisory services.

03/11/2014 Rating Agency Solicitation (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22033064 Agency Reference Number: 140004
Response Due Date: 03/25/2014 - 5:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is seeking to obtain a preliminary rating opinion letter from a nationally recognized statistical rating agency.

Awarded: Award Notice
11/18/2013 Legal Services (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22032334 Agency Reference Number: 14-0003
Response Due Date: 12/04/2013 - 5:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is requesting Offers (bids / proposals) from law firms (“Vendors”) with the experience, capability and expertise in providing legal services.

Awarded: Award Notice
10/07/2013 Trustee/Custodian Services (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22032080 Agency Reference Number: 14-0002
Response Due Date: 10/15/2013 - 12:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is requesting Offers (bids / proposals) from qualified financial institutions with the experience, capability and expertise in providing Trustee/Custody services.

Awarded: Award Notice
08/20/2013 Investment Management Services Solicitation (RFP)
IPB Reference Number: 22031759 Agency Reference Number: 14-001
Response Due Date: 09/03/2013 - 12:00pm CST

The Illinois Finance Authority is seeking qualified financial institutions and investment managers with the experience, capability and expertise in providing investment management and reporting services.

Awarded: Award Notice