Procurement generally refers to goods and services purchased by the federal government from individuals and businesses. Such purchases represent a major source of federal funds flowing back into the State of Indiana. Finding ways for the federal government to "Buy Hoosier" can provide expansion opportunities for Indiana businesses and entrepreneurial opportunities for Indiana residents. The following Web sites include a variety of ways to learn more about current procurement needs and opportunities.
The Federal Electronic Posting Service is the single electronic procurement site for all federal agencies and should be the first place to look for basic information on federal procurement opportunities.
Defense related procurement information, which represents a significant portion of all procurement opportunities.
A comprehensive listing of federal procurement and contracting opportunities still is in place, but they encourage everyone to link back to the "FedBizOpps" site.
The Federal Procurement Data System is the official statistical data base on procurement contract transactions.
AcqNet is a complete listing of procurement opportunities listed by agency with specific agency contacts.
The Central Contracting Registration is a resource that federal contractors must interact with at some time.
Procurement information for small businesses (also disadvantaged and women-owned businesses). In the process of being migrated to CCR.
Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS). Procurement and contracting opportunities.
Links to federal acquisitions, includes some grant information.
This site is the Office of Electronic Government and Technology, serving citizens and helping agencies meet the demand for on-line government, which includes many good links for businesses interested in using the internet to access information on procurement opportunities.
The United Nations procures requisite commodities through competitive solicitations from qualified vendors registered in the vendor roster of the Procurement Division.
LARTA is a California-based technology support group. This is their 2004 guide to federal funding opportunities, and a good summary of the SBIR/STTR and numerous other opportunities for businesses, nonprofits, and universities.