|BAA||Broad Agency Announcement.
A notice that requests scientific or research proposals from private firms. The proposals submitted may lead to contracts.
|BEES||Building for Environmental & Economic Sustainability
Program to encourage environmentally friendly building practices.
|BOA||Basic Ordering Agreement
A general outline of the supplies or services required.
|BOA||Basis of Award
Used in GSA contract awards to determine the class of commercial customer on which to base your GSA award. Establishes a price/discount relationship between your BOA customer and GSA. (See also MFC)
|BOD||Bid Opening Date
The final date that a bid must be received by the appropriate government office. Particularly for IFB, sealed bidding .
|BPA||Blanket Purchase Agreement.
An agreement between a federal agency and a vendor which allows the agency to make purchases on an as-needed basis.
|BVP||Best Value Purchasing
An agency may consider factors other than price when making a Best Value award. (See also FFP, LPTA)