All SCORE contracts must be signed by SCORE's VP of Finance. To get a the appropriate signature, complete the below form and attach the unsigned contract.*
*If the contract has a value greater than $10K per year, you must also include competitive quotes/bids/proposals from at least three (3) comparable vendors.
The contract will be reviewed promptly. Signatures will be completed vis SCORE's DocuSign system.
You will receive updates on the status of the contract signatures, as well as a copy of the final signed contract.
SCORE will contact you if there are any issues with the contract.
Q: I have a contract that needs to be signed electronically. The vendor has sent the contract to me via an electronic signing program, how should I submit it?
A: Make sure to instruct the Vendor to make Rick Peluso, SCORE VP of Finance (firstname.lastname@example.org) the SCORE official signer on the contract. Please also submit the above form, and make a comment in the "note's section" that contract has been submitted to the VP of Finance electronically.
Q: I have a contract that involves a sponsorship or partnership agreement with another organization (not a purchase of goods or services). Does the SCORE VP of Finance still need to sign the contract?
A: Yes, please also submit sponsorship/partnership agreements though the above form. The competitive bid documentation requirement does not apply to these contracts.
Documentation for Contracts over $10K
Q: What do I need to submit if my contract will be over $10K?
A: If the contract for purchasing goods or services you are submitting is A) going to cost over $10,000 in a fiscal year, AND B) is going to be paid with federal award funds (National Allocation), then you must submit competitive quotes/bids/proposals from at least three (3) comparable vendors (including the vendor from which you solicited the contract). Acceptable quote/bid/proposal documentation includes, emails from vendors, full proposals, and screenshots of website pricing.