Contracting Process Flow

 These are the steps involved in securing a contract with the government.


1.  Find a Request for Proposal (RFP).


2.  Review the Request for Proposal.


3.  Analyze the RFP.  Prepare your proposal.  If subcontractor quotes are required, get them.


4.  Submit your bid by the designated date.


5.  If awarded the contract, perform the work and get paid.


6.  If you lose, request a debrief within 10 calendar days of notice of award by the federal agency.


7.  Try to find and bid on another contract opportunity.