Offer Software through BPAs

Why offer software through Software BPAs?

Software blanket purchase agreements (BPAs) allow industry partners to sell software to the entire federal community with the best available terms, conditions, and prices as compared to GSA Multiple Award Schedules or existing BPAs.

Industry partners sell through Software BPAs to:

  • Consolidate existing agreements,
  • Increase federal market share, and
  • Create recurring revenue streams.

How do I participate?

We award a Software Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) after a competitive solicitation. We release requests for information (RFIs) on FedBizOpps and requests for quotation (RFQs) on eBuy. There are currently no open solicitations.

To receive a bilateral BPA, you must submit an offer that passes technical and price evaluations, and meets the following criteria:

  • Strong existing federal government presence,
  • Significant current and future governmentwide demand for your products,
  • Product availability under a current GSA IT Schedule 70 contract,
  • Concurrence with Software BPA standard terms and conditions, and
  • Requisite security and compliance standards (e.g., Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, FIPS 140-2).

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Sample blanket purchase agreement (BPA) template

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Last Reviewed 2017-05-22