Business to Government Resources
Looking for new business opportunities? From lawn services to computer equipment, the government (local, state and federal) buys everything. These resources can assist you in identifying and pursuing new opportunities to do business with the government.
Helpful Tips and Guides
Current Contracting Opportunities
Federal Contracting Resources
Federal Facility Directory
The Maryland Department of Commerce created a map and directory of profiles for federal agencies with headquarters or major operations in Maryland. Explore this resource to:
- Understand facility locations
- View procurement contract amounts
- Access procurement forecasts
- View contact information
- Access other resources
Prime and General Construction Contractors
Prime contractors and general construction contractors are businesses that are directly contracted by a customer. Looking to do business with them as a subcontractor or vendor? See list below to get connected.
General Construction Contractors:
is the State of Maryland's internet-based bid board system for state and local procurement opportunities. Over 200 government organizations use this system to solicit contract opportunities that are over $15,000. Contracts under $15,000 are typically direct solicitations by agency buyers
or are posted on the agencies’ bid board.
Maryland Statewide Procurement Control Agencies:
Maryland's Procurement Forecast
is a searchable database for both recurring and projected opportunities.
The state offers programs to provide greater access to contracting opportunities for small businesses:
The Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program encourages socially- and economically- disadvantaged small business owners to participate in state procurement and contracting opportunities. The Department of Transportation's Office of Minority Business Enterprise conducts the certification process for MBE’s.
The Governor's Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA)
serves as a coordinating agency for small business resources for women, minority and small businesses to assist in competing in the public and private sectors. GOMA has oversight of the MBE and SBR programs and provides education and training on doing business with the state.
Workshops and Vendor Days:
County Procurement Contacts
Procurement not only happens on the state level, but on the county level, too. Click a link below for insight on a county's procurement process and system.