How to Use GWACs

Using pre-competed Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) will help your agency buy total IT solutions more efficiently and economically.

Federal contracting officers must follow these steps to begin using GSA’s GWACs.

Required steps

  1. Attend training
  2. Request a Delegation of Procurement Authority
  3. Issue the task order according to the contract's and your agency's procedures
  4. Report contract actions
  5. Review past performance

Recommended steps

GSA can assist you by offering free scope compatibility reviews for all GWACs and capabilities statement requests for small business GWACs before you issue the RFQ or RFP.

Please contact us for help on any part of the contracting process.

Best practices

Getting started

Creating the statement of work (SOW)

After the award

Expired GWACs

For information on exercising options on task orders on expired GWACs, contact a GWAC representative.

Last Reviewed 2016-03-09