Governmentwide Initiatives

Acquisition Gateway
The Acquisition Gateway, built by GSA, helps federal government buyers from all agencies act as one acquisition community. Our goal is to help make government acquisition great.
Category Management
Category management is an approach the federal government is applying to buy smarter and more like a single enterprise.
Improving federal cybersecurity is a key initiative of the Administration and an integral part of the mission for all federal agencies. GSA plays a strong leadership role in providing innovative cybersecurity products, services, and programs to our customers.
Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI)
We help federal agencies optimize and modernize data centers and IT infrastructure in compliance with the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), and the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy (“Cloud Smart”) through the Data Center and Cloud Optimization Initiative (DCCOI) Program Management Office.
Digital Strategy
We are building a 21st century government that procures and manages devices, applications, and data in smart, secure, and affordable ways, enabling the American people to access high-quality digital government information and services anywhere, anytime, on any device.
Evidence-Based Decision-Making
We lead efforts to launch, maintain, and manage the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program by providing technical expertise, coordinating efforts across government, and staffing the FedRAMP program management office.
We lead efforts to launch, maintain, and manage the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program by providing technical expertise, coordinating efforts across government, and staffing the FedRAMP program management office.
Greening Federal Buildings
GSA, the government’s largest civilian landlord, leads the way in green building design, construction, retrofit and sustainable operations and maintenance. Through its commitment to sustainable design, GSA pledges to serve as a forward thinking and responsible steward of our nation’s economic and natural resources.
High Performance Buildings
We advance Federal building innovations in planning, design, and operations to reduce costs, enable agency missions, enhance human health and performance, and minimize environmental impacts.
Identity, Credentials, and Access Management (ICAM)
We help contractors and federal employees navigate the security clearance and credentialing process.
Information Integrity and Access
We work closely with OMB, the CIO Council, and other agencies to coordinate and facilitate the implementation of technology policy, large-scale IT initiatives, and legislation.
Mobile Government
Mobile technology is changing the way people find and use information and services. Find out how government interacts with the public in this anytime, anywhere world.
Online Billing
We can help simplify your billing process with online tools for government transactions, including real estate, telecommunications, vehicles, global supply, information technology services, and reimbursable work authorizations.
Open Data
GSA makes available a wide range of data sets to the general public as part of the federal initiative for Open Government and Open Data.
Open Government
We are working hard to become more transparent, participatory, and collaborative in our business, bringing Americans into their government as never before.
Plain Language
We are committed to writing all of our new and substantially revised documents and public Web content in plain language.
Safer Schools, Safer Communities
Under GSA’s Cooperative Purchasing Program, state and local governments – including public schools and institutions of higher education – can purchase safety and security-related products and services under the same terms and conditions as federal agencies. By using GSA's pre-negotiated Schedule contracts, local officials can save time and reduce costs.
School Support
We offer educational institutions the opportunity to use several purchasing and donation programs to support their everyday and disaster recovery needs. These include: Cooperative Purchasing, Disaster Purchasing, Computers for Learning, Personal Surplus Property Donation Program and the Safer Schools initiative.
Shared Solutions and Performance Improvement Our work on big, systemic problems helps agencies move towards operating as one federal enterprise to make government work better and cost less.
We help federal agencies meet environmental goals by offering sustainable solutions. We act as a proving ground for innovations in buying renewable power and managing energy efficient buildings, and we provide leadership with our initiatives that are catalysts for change.
Technology Modernization Fund
The TMF provides support to agencies applying to receive funds from the TMF to support their modernization efforts at every stage of the proposal development process, from initial concept development to final award.
We help federal employees telework from a variety of locations, including their homes; telework centers in the Washington, DC metro area; and other alternative workplaces.
Workplace Strategy
We help federal agencies seeking to reduce their real estate costs and increase their workplace efficiencies with this national initiative strategically integrating space, people, and technology solutions customized to different workplace needs.
Travel Resources
We connect government employees with the policies, training, and support to travel efficiently and according to government regulations.
Last Reviewed: 2021-11-09