Business Growth

Finding Your First Government Contract

In the world of business, securing a government contract can be a game-changer. This guide will walk you through the process of finding and bidding on US federal contracts using and

Finding Contracts on is a comprehensive resource for finding US federal contracts. The site provides a searchable database of available contracts, making it easy to find opportunities that match your business's capabilities.

  1. Visit and use the search function to find contracts relevant to your business.
  2. Review the contract details, including the scope of work, contract duration, and eligibility requirements.
  3. If the contract seems like a good fit for your business, note the contract number for later use on

Bidding on Contracts with is the official website for businesses to bid on US federal contracts. Here's how to use it:

  1. Register your business on You'll need to provide information about your business, including your Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and DUNS number.
  2. Once registered, use the 'Search Contracts' function and enter the contract number you noted from
  3. Review the contract details again and, if you wish to proceed, click on 'Bid on Contract'.
  4. Follow the prompts to submit your bid. Be sure to include all required documentation and confirm your bid before submission.

Securing a government contract can provide a significant boost to your business. By using and, you can find and bid on contracts that can help your business grow. Good luck!

Michael Dallas

Small Business Owner