Government agencies prepare yearly forecasts of anticipated procurements
for each fiscal year. This is a great opportunity for contractors to see
what agencies may purchase in the upcoming year. The following web site
will link you to agency acquisition forecasts.
http://www.sba.gov/GC/forecast.html or http://www.acqnet.gov/AcqNet/FedBusOpps/
Department of Education
Department of Housing
and Urban Development
Department of the
and Space Administration (NASA)
of Health (NIH)
Department of Treasury
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DefenseLINK is where the Department of Defense posts contracts valued
at $5 million or more.
Federal Acquisition Jumpstation
The Jumpstation is a directory of links to procurement information at
federal, state and local and international websites.
Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps)
FedBizOpps.gov 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. Agencies such as the Department
of the Treasury, Department of Transportation, Department of the Air Force,
Department of Commerce, Department of Veterans Affairs and the National
Aeronautics and Space Administration have also mandated use of the system.
Basic financial information for loan-seekers - provides advice on budgeting, general financial management, credit opportunities and other money-related issues. Offers alternative cash options for various emergency situations.
SUB-Net (Small Business Administration's Subcontracting
Prime Contractors use SUB-Net to post sub-contracting opportunities.
NASA Procurement Sites
NASA Acquisition Information Service (NAIS)
NRC's primary mission is to protect the public health and safety, and
the environment from the effects of radiation from nuclear reactors, materials,
and waste facilities. NRC also regulates these nuclear materials and facilities
to promote the common defense and security.
Logistics Agency (DLA) Supply Centers
Government Agencies in Michigan
Army Corps of Engineers - Detroit District
Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) - Battle Creek
Established in 1977, DRMS is a field activity of DLA. Headquartered
in Battle Creek, MI, with field offices around the world, DRMS provides
DoD activities worlwide with reuse, recycling and disposal solutions that
focus on efficiency, cost avoidance and compliance.
National Guard / Selfridge Air National Guard Base
Developed to aid you in the process of becoming eligible
to participate in Electronic Commerce (EC) with the Michigan National
Tank-automotive Command (TACOM) - Warren
The TACOM-Warren Acquisition staff is responsible for contracting
and industrial base management of systems, services, and supplies for
the Army's wheeled and tracked vehicle fleet. Our wheeled vehicles include
light, medium and heavy trucks, trailers, construction equipment, and
materiel handling equipment. Tracked vehicles procured and supported include
the M1 Abrams Tank, the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, Marine Corps Light Armored
Vehicle, as well as combat vehicle requirements for other services and
Michigan Department of Transportation
This site includes opportunities from Allegan County, Bay
County, Bay Metro Transit, Detroit Public Schools, Eastern Michigan University,
Jackson County Road Commission, Hazel Park, St. Clair County Road Commission,
Ypsilanti, and Washtenaw County. Companies/individuals can register for
free to browse information on opportunities. For a fee, you may choose
a subscription that will automatically send you opportunities in your
Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network
The Tri-County Purchasing under the Michigan Intergovernmental Trade Network
(MITN) E-Procurement Initiative has begun utilizing one central bid notification
system created exclusively for the following purchasing departments: Allen
Park, Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Farmington Hills,
Lansing, Madison Heights, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, Southfield, Sterling
Heights, Tecumseh, Troy, Warren, Westland, Livingston County, Ottawa County,
Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority, and Wayne County Airport Authority.
Created in conjunction with BidNet?, this system is available for registration
and may be used by the named agencies to post bids, quotes, request for
proposals, construction notices, and addenda, and awards including tabulations.
Companies may register and review posted opportunities at no charge. There
is also a subscription service available that allows you to determine
your commodity groups and receive notices for opportunities that are posted
within these groups.
To do business with Allegan County, send a letter stating that you would
like to be placed on the bid list for commodities and services. Include
company name, contact information, and the products or services you offer.
To do business with
Berrien County, you may fill out the
online vendor application or send a letter, to the address below,
stating that you would like to be placed on the bid list. Your letter
must include company name, your business card, and the products and/or
services you offer. For more information on Berrien County, visit their
web site at: http://www.berriencounty.org.
To do business with Calhoun
County, you may fill out the online
vendor application or call the Purchasing Department and ask for a
vendor application form. For more information on Calhoun County, visit
their web site at:
To do business with Cass County, send a letter, to the address below,
stating you would like to be placed on the bid list. You may also email
this information to Edie Fitzsimons.
Companies interested in doing business with Genesee County should visit
the county's purchasing web site at:
http://www.co.genesee.mi.us/Purchasing/. Vendors are asked to submit
a Supplier's Application Form which may be picked up at the Department
or requested by phone. After submitting your application,
the county will send you requests for quotations. In addition, you may
view current bids on the county's web site at:
To do business with Ingham County, first contact the Purchasing Department
and introduce your company's products and/or services to a purchasing
staff member. This conversation will help you market your products and/or
services to the county. You may also view bids at the county's web site
To do business with Kalamazoo County, first fill out the vendor application.
The application may be completed online
or by requesting one from the
Department of Purchasing. To view current business opportunities,
go to the bids and proposals page at:
Companies interested in doing business with Oakland County should visit
the county's purchasing web site at:
http://www.co.oakland.mi.us/purchsng/. Potential vendors are required
to submit a
Vendor Registration Form and Federal W-9 Form, which may be obtained
from the purchasing web site. In addition, current
Request for Proposals (RFPs) are listed and may be viewed on the site.
To view the RFPs you must first register on the site. To register, click
on Register and fill out the online form.
Shiawassee County does not have a centralized purchasing department. The
majority of purchasing is managed by the Clerk's Office and the Facilities
& Parks Department. Companies interested in doing business with Shiawassee
County should visit the county website at:
St. Joseph County
To do business with St. Joseph County, send a letter stating that you
would like to be placed on the bid list. In your letter, include your
business name, contact information, and the products and/or services you
To do business with Van Buren County, send a letter of introduction, stating
the products and/or services you can provide.
Become a Registered Vendor by going to the online Vendor Application Form
Once you are registered, it is appropriate to contact
the buyer who handles your products and/or services and schedule an
appointment to meet with him/her - use the County
web site to identify the buyer you need to speak to.
County - EPAC Online (Electronic Procurement Assistance Center)
to find procurement information for Wayne County as well as the following
cities and schools: Dearborn, Garden City, Milan, Riverview, Southfield,
Lansing Community College, and Wayne County Community College District.
Companies must decide the level of service they require. A free registration
allows companies to view current bids and obtain bidding information.
Local Purchasing Entities
Wayne State University