Find out how to bid on opportunities

The following resources and services can help you learn how to prepare and submit a bid, how to fulfill bidding requirements, how bids are evaluated and what makes a competitive bid.

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Bidding on opportunities

Learn about how to read and understand solicitation documents, how to get your business ready to bid, what makes a good bid, how bids are evaluated and suppliers are selected, how to prepare and submit a competitive bid, and how to follow up.

Bid evaluation

Participate in a facilitated activity to examine a simulated bid solicitation and corresponding bids and discuss how bids are evaluated, identify what makes a good bid, and examine strategies to demonstrate competitive advantage.

Find an upcoming Bid evaluation workshop

Obtaining security clearance

Learn about how to identify security requirements in a tender, the registration process to obtain a security clearance, different levels of organization clearances and personnel clearances, your responsibilities as a supplier.

Find an upcoming Security clearance seminar

Preparing to bid on an opportunity

Get familiarized with the basic process for bidding, understanding an opportunity, deciding to bid, obtaining security clearance, preparing bid documents, submitting a bid, post-bid debrief.

View the Preparing to bid reference sheet

Transition to electronic procurement

The Government is moving federal procurement online. During this transition, you may be able to bid on some tender opportunities through the electronic procurement solution.

Learn about the transition to electronic procurement

Procurement coaching service for equity-deserving businesses

Find out if you are eligible for personalized assistance offered to businesses owned or led by diverse groups who have had limited success bidding on federal government opportunities.

Learn more about the coaching service

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