Southwest Idaho/Nevada Acquisition Office

This service group prepares, solicits, awards, administers, and closes contracts and other type of purchases for the Boise, Payette, Sawtooth and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests.

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Solicitation and Contract Types

In general, all projects are issued in one of three solicitation formats :Request for Quotes, Request for Proposals, and Invitation for Bids.

Request for Quotes (RFQ)

Request For Quotations is an informal competitive process used in procurements under $100,000.00.


Request for Proposals (RFP)

Request for Proposals is a negotiated process used in procurements estimated over $100,000.00.


Invitation for Bids (IFB)

Invitation for Bids is a formal sealed bid process used for procurements over $100,000.00.