Request for Proposals – Renovations for Early Head Start Classrooms

Richland County First Steps is accepting proposals from commercial contractors with expertise in all phases of the work associated with the design, modification, and construction of an existing building to be used as a child care center. 


In order to be considered, proposals must be received by Monday, April 29, 2019 by 9 am.   Proposals may be mailed or hand delivered to 1800 St. Julian Place, Suite 406, Columbia SC 29204. (E)Mailed or faxed proposals will not be accepted.

You may submit written questions regarding this RFP to Cari Moyer at, by faxing to (803) 212-4205 or by mailing to 1800 St. Julian Place, Suite 406, Columbia SC 29204.  All questions received by 1 pm on Monday, April 15, 2019 will be answered and posted to the website ( on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

UPDATE: Click here to view questions and answers on the RFP.

Two site visits have been scheduled: Wednesday, April 10 at 10 am and Monday, April 15 at 10 am.  The site is located on the campus of Virginia Wingard United Methodist Church, 1500 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC 29210. It is highly recommended that potential contractors attend a site visit prior to preparing a proposal.

A scoring worksheet will be used by proposal reviewers. It is provided below to assist contractors in preparing proposals.


Click here to download a copy of the RFP.

Click here to download a copy of the RFP scoring sheet.

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