Understanding Key U.S. Government Contract Vehicles and the relevancy to the proposal writing services

If you are a small business eager to take expansive steps on your business journey with the Government, Worxwide has some good news coming your way. A few contract vehicles are set-asides for small businesses.

In this article, we have collated the most anticipated contracting vehicles to pursue success this year, along with valuable insights and tips to enhance your proposal writing services!

1. Polaris GWAC, GSA

General Service Administration, Polaris Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is a Multiple Award, Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide customized Information Technology (IT) services and IT services-based solutions for 10 years.

Business Size of the project is into 4 categories Small Business (SB) Pool, Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Pool, HUBZone Small Business (HZSB) Pool, and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).  The NAICS Code is 541512-Computer Systems Design Services.

The Scope of Polaris GWAC IT Services & Innovation Solutions:

Performance Areas include but are not limited to Cloud Services, Cyber Security, Data Management, Information and Communications Technologies, IT Operations and Maintenance, Software Development, System Design, Ancillary Support (Services, Supplies, and Construction), and IT Managed Services.

Innovation Solutions include Emerging Technologies, Advanced and Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automation Technology, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Edge Computing, and Immersive Technology.


GSA FAS Best-In Class Multi-Award Contract (BIC-MAC) Indefinite-Delivery-Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to upgrade and maintain efficient GSA’s Contract Organization, Small Business Strategies, Ordering Process, Source Selection, and Pricing Data. GSA has decided primarily to execute the following general domains along with specialized domains.

General domains: Technical and Engineering, Research and Development, Management and Advisory Services, Business Administration, Financial Services, Environmental Services, Marketing and PR, Logistics, Facilities, Human Services (HR, Legal, and Social Services)

Specialized domains identified to date: Base Operation Support Services, Counterintelligence, C4ISR, Major Professional Services Acquisitions (large dollar value comprehensive professional services), OCONUS

BIC MAC’s goal is to achieve the following:

  • It delivers a simpler buying experience through a contract program that allows for both commercial and non-commercial services, supporting commodities, and all contract pricing types. It primarily uses GSA’s new authority to leverage competition at the task order level to establish a price.
  • It reduces friction in the procurement process through vetted open enrollment based on the agency’s needs, thoughtful selection and fair opportunity standards, enhanced systems, and innovative practices.
  • It meets best-in-class contract requirements and improves government oversight and management of spend, contract and subcontract performance, and small business participation.
  • It positions the government to reduce contract duplication and to achieve significant burden reduction for both government and industry.

3. Evolve

Department of State, Evolve acquisition is a Multiple-Award Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) to provide IT Support Services for 10 years.

Evolve scope of IT solutions and services, which includes IT Management Services, Network and Telecommunication Services, Cloud and Data Centre Services, Application Development Services, and Customer and End User Support Services.

Business size of the contract partial Small Business and NAICS Codes of the Contract are 541513– Computer Facilities Management Services (IT Management Services and Customer & End User Support Services), 518210-Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services (Cloud & Data Center Services) and 541512-Computer Systems Design Services (Applications Development Services and Network & Telecommunications Services). Separate proposals are to be submitted for 5 Functional Categories.

The estimated total contract value will be less than $ 5 million.

4. Enterprise Cyber Capabilities (EC2)

Air Combat Command-AMIC, Enterprise Cyber Capabilities (EC2) Contract is a Multi-Award Contract (MAC), Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide Cyber Services, EC2 vehicle supports and enables the entire cyber framework, including C2, cyber operations, cyber planning, cyber security, cyber analysis, full-spectrum testing, TTP development, modeling and simulation, cyber mission-essential support, threat assessment support, targeting and analysis support, real-time operation and integration activities, software and tool development, vulnerability research, intrusion detection, and prevention support, cyber qualification training, and strategic management support.

A portion of the requirement is for Small businesses and Socio-Economic Small Businesses. The NAICS Code is 541330-Engineering Services.

Now, what is in these Contract Vehicles for you?

They offer a golden opportunity to work with the Government, get a share in the government marketplace, and simultaneously expand your business. Our Senior consultants at Worxwide Consulting closely monitor and track the latest developments in these contract vehicles.

We understand that bidding for large-scale contract vehicles entails administrative and resource-intensive exercises for small businesses. Worxwide Consulting has what it takes to help you prepare and guide you through developing a winning proposal writing services.

We bring APMP-certified professionals with extensive experience in supporting Small Businesses in the United States to bid on contract vehicles, including GSA MAS, OASIS, GSA FSS, 8(a) STARS, HCaTS, CATS+, MOBIS, RMAS, and NIH CIO-SP3 & CIO-SP4.  We have a proactive team of consultants who are well-acquainted with the Federal Market and helping Small Businesses from capture to bid.

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