The procurement rules differ depending on whether you are a state or non-state entity.
This category includes U.S. states and territories, as well as state agencies and instrumentalities.
Non-state entities encompass local governments, tribal governments, institutions of higher education, hospitals, houses of worship, and private nonprofit organizations. To proceed, it is crucial to familiarize yourself with the specific rules that apply to your entity type.
Ensure compliance with applicable federal procurement regulations, and remember to:
Ensure compliance with applicable federal procurement regulations, and keep in mind the following:
During a disaster, communities often need to respond swiftly to protect life, public health and safety, and property. Familiarize yourself with the exception applicable to emergency and exigency situations.
If you belong to a non-state entity, such as a local government, tribal government, institution of higher education, hospital, or private nonprofit organization, the following considerations will assist you in navigating the procurement process:
It is crucial to maintain detailed documentation throughout the procurement process in the following areas: