Contracting opportunities

1. Federal Business Opportunities:

2. Advance Notices to Bidders and Invitations for Bids at businesses such as the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), minority contract associations, and construction industry associations.

3. Small Business Conferences

4. Announcements of Business Opportunity Conferences, Trade Fairs and other federally attended or sponsored liaison meetings in your area.

5. Corps of Engineers division, district and laboratory websites.

Vendor Resource Links

Acquisition Central (IAE) - Integrated Acquisition Environment - New web site for the federal acquisition community and the government's business partners. Contains links to CCR, EPLS, FBO, eSRS, FedReg, FedTeds, FPDS-NG, ORCA, WDOL and others.

ASFI - Army Single Face to Industry Acquisition Business Web site.

Business Partner Network (bpn) - Business Partner Network is the single source for vendor data for the Federal Government. It is a search mechanism that provides views into several key data bases across Federal Agencies. These include CCR, ORCA, PRIRS, EPLS, and others.

CCR  - Central Contractor Registration. Government vendors are required to register in CCR in order to view or download solicitations, or obtain CDs of solicitations, or be awarded contracts. Vendors are required to complete a one-time registration to provide basic information relevant to procurement and financial transactions. Vendors must update or renew their registration annually to maintain an active status. 

CPARS - Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System hosts  web-enabled applications that are used to collect and manage the library of  automated contractor performance evaluations completed in accordance with FAR Parts 36 and 42. In general, contractor performance assessments or evaluations provide a record, both positive and negative, for a given contract during a specified period of time.

DPAP - Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy. One Stop Shop for DoD Acquisition Domain Information

FedBizOpps(FBO) -  Federal Business Opportunities is the single government point-of-entry (GPE) for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000.  Government buyers are able to publicize their business opportunities by posting information directly to FedBizOpps via the Internet. Through one portal - FedBizOpps (FBO) - commercial vendors seeking Federal markets for their products and services can search, monitor and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.

FedTeds - Federal Technical Data Solution, an online dissemination solution designed to safeguard sensitive acquisition related information for use by all Federal Agencies and their approved business partners.  All vendors must register with FedTeDS to download solicitation information.

FirstGov - The U.S. Government's Official web portal.

GSA - Getting on Schedule: Under the GSA Schedules (also referred to as Multiple Award Schedules and Federal Supply Schedules) Program, GSA establishes long-term governmentwide contracts with commercial firms to provide access to over four million commercial services and products.

GSA Forms Library: Form SF330 - General Services Administration Forms Library:  SF330.  There is a new Architect-Engineer Qualifications Standard Form (SF) 330. It replaces old SF 254 and SF 255 starting June 8th, 2004. Download or print the new SF 330 free of charge here (we prefer submissions in WORD format). Federal agencies use this form to obtain information from architect-engineer (A-E) firms about their professional qualifications.

Defense Acquisition Deskbook (DAD) - Knowledge Sharing System

Federal Business Opportunities - Federal Business Opportunities, Synopsis/Search, Access Plans for solicitations

Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government

Federal Acquisition Regulation On-Line - FAR Online

Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) - Search for Army Solicitations Federal Business Opportunities web site Army Single Face to Industry web site Central Contractor Registration City and County of San Francisco Office of Small Business