Sample language for agencies making ordering guidance
Here is sample language for grant, compact, and contract ordering guidance. Copy and paste the language that has a gray vertical border to its left. Fill in the text that is in [brackets] with your applicable information.
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Alternate procurement method — Use of GSA sources of supply
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A. Permissible use
Federal law [insert applicable law, ISDEAA = 25 U.S.C. § 5324(k), 25 U.S.C. § 5370, and 25 U.S.C. § 5396; NAHASDA = 25 U.S.C. § 4111(j); TSCA = 25 U.S.C. § 2507(a)(6); and Indian Health Care Act = 25 U.S.C. § 1660g(e)] provides the ability to use GSA sources of supply to purchase products and services when expending funds under this grant. Use of GSA sources of supply is completely voluntary for MAS vendors and for tribal entities that have been deemed executive agencies by a relevant authority. Learn more about GSA sources of supply as well as other resources available at https://www.gsa.gov/resources/native-american-affairs.
B. GSA sources of supply
The following GSA sources of supply may be available:
Federal Supply Schedules contracts: FSS contracts are long-term contracts with commercial firms that provide customers access to millions of commercial products and services at fair and reasonable prices. FSS contracts are also referred to as GSA Schedule contracts and GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contracts.
GSA's Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs): GSA has established several GWACs that provide customers the ability to buy cost-effective, innovative solutions for information technology (IT). The type of IT solutions that can be purchased include, but are not limited to, systems design, software engineering, information assurance, and enterprise architecture solutions.
GSA's Multi-Agency Contracts (MACs): GSA has established a wide range of MACs to support the needs of its customers. For example, GSA has established telecommunications and network-services MACs that tribes and tribal organizations may be able to use.
Participation by all parties is voluntary.