State and Local government purchases billions of dollars worth of products and
services annually. For a list of products and services that the government
buys, please check out the link, "What the Government Buys?"
State and local contracts and bids are important sales opportunities for
small businesses. Many small businesses failed to take advantage of these
government contracting and bidding opportunities, due to lack of understanding
of the state and local government procurement processes. Knowing how to
market and sell to state and local government agencies will help you turn these
government procurement opportunities into profitable business for your company.
Local and state government purchasing department may not have to go through the
formal procurement process that typically require publishing government bids
and proposals in local newspapers or e-procurement sites. This is often the
case for local and state government contracts and bids that involve small
Some of the methods used by local and state government contracting offices for
these small size local and state government bids and contracts include: cash,
government purchase cards, purchase orders (PO), and blanket purchase
agreements. Business that is interested in winning these local and state
government contracts and bids can simply submit a quotation. A biding contract
is formed once the quotation is accepted and an order is placed by the state
and local government.
If you would like to grow your business by connecting to the state and local
government opportunities, Find RFP is ready to help. Find RFP helps our
customers, many of them small businesses, small disadvantaged, minority
businesses, and woman-owned businesses.
Find RFP is the source for state and local government contracts and bids across
America. Find RFP works directly with the state and local government agencies
by publishing state and local bids contracts for these agencies.
Our e-Purchasing service is specifically designed and used by state and local
government agencies. These local and state government bids and contracts are
available exclusively at Find RFP via its e-Purchasing system.