It is important to conduct serious market research before deciding to invest resources into doing business with the federal government. Use the resources below to help you start to find out what the government currently buys.
Award history of federal procurements and grants is available on a government website called USASPENDING.gov.
Contract Data Reports — formerly Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)
Government agencies are responsible for collecting and reporting data on federal procurements through Contract Data Reports. This new site, which is part of Beta.SAM.gov, is replacing the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) legacy site.
Open market procurements over $25,000 must be published to the Federal Government’s Contract Opportunities portal at beta.SAM.gov. The site can be used to search, monitor, and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire federal contracting community. The site can also be used to research past procurement history.
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