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The DHS Acquisition Planning Forecast System (APFS) is a portal for businesses, particularly small businesses, to view anticipated contract actions over $250,000. APFS displays forecasts for procurements with an expected solicitation release in the current fiscal year and beyond. Businesses can use the portal to research upcoming solicitations and subscribe to email notifications.

The Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) is a database of small businesses seeking to work with the federal government. This free tool is searchable by criteria such as location, industry sector code and federal certification. Businesses can review their entity and supplemental information to ensure all content is current.

GSA eBuy is an online Request for Quote (RFQ) tool. Federal, state and local agencies use GSA eBuy to request quotes for a wide range of products and services under a variety of acquisition vehicles. Business owners can use the system to answer RFQs and receive alerts of new opportunities related to their specific products and services.

The System for Award Management (SAM.gov) is the U.S. government’s official website for contracting opportunities. Companies can use the free site to officially register to do business with the government and research available contracts, awarded contracts and contract modifications.

The Subcontracting Network System (SUBNet) is the Small Business Administration’s network for federal government subcontracting opportunities. This catalog of datasets helps bridge the gap between small businesses and small business subcontractors by facilitating relationships and providing solicitation data.

Some contracting opportunities may be shared through a reverse auction on the Unison Reverse Auction Marketplace platform. A reverse auction is a competitive process in which bids decrease in price until a buyer selects the most competitive bid. Companies need to register on the Unison site to view opportunities and participate in auctions.

Last Updated: 04/25/2024
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