General Services Administration
18 and F Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. 20405
Telephone: (202) 708-5082
The General Services Administration (GSA) establishes policy for and provides economical and efficient management of Government property and records, including construction and operation of buildings, procurement and distribution of supplies, utilization and disposal of property; transportation, traffic, and communications management; and management of the Government wide automatic data processing resources program.
The GSA is organized much like a large corporation doing business in a number of operating fields.
This organization was established by section 101 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (U. S. Code 751).
The following material was condensed and edited from the Web site - with added content designed to further inform visitors to the Federal Gateway site.
Office of the Administrator - GSA lists top GSA executives addresses, FAX, and telephone numbers.
About GSA introduces the Administrator, mission, history, "Top 10 Hits", annual report, special programs, and organization links.
Main Search all HTML files.
Government Information Xchange GSA customer service search resource.
U.S. Government TDD/TTY Directory includes links to two Government Information locations.
Search Index of Topics includes an "Employee Locator" link.
GSA's Top 10 Web Sites most requested locations by Internet visitors.
GSA Serves The American Public directory of public oriented activities.
US Government Blue Pages Online Directory federal telephone directory.
Office of Public Affairs FAQs and other GSA news oriented items.
FEDSIM GSA's federal Technology Service disaster recovery awards.
DocNet GSA's mega-forms location--government forms source.
Americans with Disabilities Act Document Center a large group of links dealing with all types of health matters, references, Internet Newsgroups, laws, assistance, etc.--- plus a search facility. Center on Information Technology Accommodation makes communication technology available to people with hearing, visual and/or motor disabilities in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Document Act Accessibility Guideline.
Welcome to WhoWhere directory for federal Email addresses and telephone numbers.
Freedom of Information & Privacy Acts a brief primer on these laws plus some excellent insights into the U. S. Federal Government.
The Government Information Xchange informative federal site--basic search facility.
Employment Opportunities a comprehensive document.
GSA Regional Map positions GSA’s regional organization on a map of the U. S. with a point and click utility.
Office of Inspector General - GSA is responsible for conducting and supervising audits and investigations relating to the programs and operations of the agency.
Contracting Opportunities With GSA a "how to" guide in getting started with a national contacts mail list (GSA Regions.
The FSS Contractor Guide - Index an assist for vendors to get started with the Federal Supply Service Multiple Award Schedules Program.
National Contract Management Association provides general contracting resources that can be very helpful in learning about the federal buying programs.
Electronic Posting System the beginnings of a single location that will have all federal agencies posting contract opportunities, awards, etc. Currently GSA, DOD, NASA,Treasury, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs are involved.
Electronic Commerce Program Office - ARNet a GSA and Department of Defense effort to develop a strategy to implement EC/ED Federal acquisition programs.
The Federal Laboratory Consortium For Technology Transfer gives topical links, key regional home pages, and FLC personnel listings.
U.S. General Stores/ One-Stop Capital Shops Inventory a new and growing national business inspired by the Clinton Administration’s "reinvention" efforts---involves supply stores selling to all types of governmental (federal, state, county, etc.) activities in various locations.
Commerce Business Daily "CBDNet" key publication for keeping up with federal bidding, awards, etc.
BidRadar(TM) free bid reporting source per your area(s) of interest--free Email alerts you bids, awards, etc.
Ten Changes to the Federal Supply Schedule a product of the "reinvention" effort headed by Vice President Al Gore.
Procurement - GPOAccess a survey piece.
Office of Acquisition Policy - GSA directs and coordinates an agency wide procurement program.
Federal Acquisition Jumpstation an excellent NASA link that puts you in touch with many major federal acquisition offices.
Search Policyworks Policy Areas - government-wide policy search facility.
Office of Government Wide Policy works with other agencies to develop policy concerning contracts and other matters---GPO also performs this function government-wide in areas such as travel, transportation services, etc.
Government Information Policy Documents - University of Michigan good survey source for federal IT overview.
Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) federal acquisition regulations.
The Federal Acquisition Virtual Library - ARNet numerous federal resources---everything you want to know about federal acquisition.
Procurement Reference Library gives formal and general procurement/acquisition information.
Acquisition Best Practices FAQs about the Electronic Forum Promising Practices.
The Federal Acquisition Institute one-stop acquisition/regulations/policy/procurement training resource.
FAR Information Technology Committee which develops proposed information technology procurement regulations.
FAST (Federal Acquisition Services for Technology) RFP PAGE downloads "FAST RFP" which lists the technology GSA wants to purchase.
Federal Acquisition Regulation Information Technology Committee this "FAR IT Committee" develops proposed information technology procurement regulations for the FAR and supports other interagency committees.
Federal Register is the official publication for Presidential Documents and Executive Orders as well as Notices, Rules and Proposed Rules from the federal agencies and organizations.
The Federal Acquisition Institute a one-stop acquisition/regulations/policy/procurement training shop.
FEDLAW GSA’s own legal and regulatory resource.
Reference Library all procurement particulars, law, and regulations.
About FTS covers the Federal Telecommunications Service.
Office of Information Security provides secure information services for federal government organizations.
The Office of Information Technology Integration the GSA office that assists other federal agencies with communications technology acquisition, management, etc.
IT Policy OnRamp a key GSA location that is directed at Federal Information Resource Management (IRM) and Information Technology (IT) personnel---concerns guidance, regulations, policies, procurement, programs, related government information sources, document libraries, events, etc.
FEDSIM a year 2000 date-change issues service being offered by GSA to other federal agencies.
Federal Information Center Program provides a clearinghouse for online information about federal activities.
Federal Computer Acquisition Center a GSA government technical consulting assist for agencies.
Goes Anywhere Office technology goes with you concept.
Center for Government Contracting a counseling service run by the Dallas County Community College and SBA.
GSA Sponsored Education and Training concerns major training activities for GSA’s federal customers.
Federal Webmasters - GSA federal personnel share Web site construction and management experiences---minutes of these meetings are free online at this site.
Small Business - GPO Access a survey document.
Special Note: The Washington Post reports that federal IT spending will grow by $1.2 billion nationwide in fiscal 2000--a healthy increase of 4%!
IT Policy OnRamp a key GSA location that is concerned with federal information resource management---addresses guidance, regulations, policies, procurement, programs, related government information sources, document libraries, events, etc.
Policyworks.gov office of government wide policy.
Federal Electronic Commerce Program Office major E-Commerce group.
fedWare Magazine a GSA publication for the federal IT community.
Americans Communicating Electronically (ACE) Homepage a survey document from the Small Business Administration covering computing aspects.
Telecommunications - GPOAccess a survey document.
Office of Intergovernmental Solutions - Information Technology for governments around the world to share IT knowledge---online newsletter.
CIO Council: Members. Chief Information Officers Council.
Meet the CIOs federal agency Chief Information Officers.
INFO TECH - Office of the CIO carries a variety of news and other features.
Intergovernmental Advisory Board International Government IT Directory.
The Virtual Institute of Information global source for telecommunications, cyber communications, and mass media research.
New Procurement Law Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act.
Information Technology Groups lists federal groups and associations.
Government Information Technology Services laws and regulations.
Government Information Technology Services Board members, business lines, and addresses.
Office of Information Policy directories of various topics having to do with GSA's IT policies, programs, etc.
Telecommunications Resources - U. of Michigan "Federal Government Resources" document.
MouseTracks the list of marketing lists.
Computers and Information Technology links to the GSA laws governing Federal Information Technology.
Best Practices Program are proven ways of doing things---such a concept is meaningful when specific policy may not be in place to address a situation. That is, it has worked elsewhere under similar conditions.
Center for Technology in Government - University of Albany research center.
GSA Contracting Opportunities 1999 forecast.
Contracting Opportunities With GSA how to get started with federal sales.
Electronic Posting System (EPS) details procurement opportunities for vendors---covering DOC, DOI, DOT, GSA, NASA, Treasury, USAF, etc.
Acquisition Opportunities - Federal Supply Service procurement opportunities.
Federal Procurement Data Center part of GSA reports which federal agency bought what, when, for how much and from whom?
Procurement - GPO Access a survey piece.
GSA Serves Business and Industry overview of major services.
Federal Acquisition Jumpstation major federal procurement locations.
Census of Business - GPO Access covers federal economic areas.
Business - GPO Access an overview document.
Grants - FedLaw laws and regulations about grants.
Welcome to the Federal Supply Service operates a worldwide supply service that acquires and distributes products and services to the federal community.
GSA’s Business/Finance Information Page comprehensive site that provides information about doing business with GSA.
CBDNet provides approaches to viewing this key publication of federal contract activities.
The Federal Procurement Data System contains statistical data about U. S. Executive Branch procurement contracts awarded since October 1, 1978--- individual government contracts can be researched, compiled, etc.
GSA Advantage!™ - On-Line Shopping service for federal in-house use items---browse and see the cost savings the federal government earns on various purchases.
Federal Supply Service assists federal agencies in acquiring products, services, etc.
The FSS Contractor Guide covers the basics.
Federal Supply Schedules Program GSA provides a course on using their Federal Supply Schedules Program--vital learning if you are in the chase.
IT Schedule Contractors listing of current GSA contractors that hold "GSA Schedule Contracts.
IT Acquisition Center home of the Group 70 Information Technology Multiple Award Schedule.
Government Electronic Mall (GEM) system links to GSA Schedule holders who elect to use this Internet advertising venue to promote their GSA Schedule products.
U. S. Business Advisor has helpful business information--and much more.
Public Buildings Service space and related real property services to federal agencies.
Office of Portfolio Management mission is to provide property and space services for the U.S. government’s use.
GSA’s Property Disposal offers links to real property-related information (real estate, vehicles, art, etc.) that GSA acquires and manages.
GSA’s procurement of goods and services major services provided by GSA.
Antenna Program leasing antennas on government property.
U.S. Federal Government Sales - GSA reviews several agencies’ property sales.
Real Property Advertisements- GSA concerns leasing of space to or from federal government.
Government Asset Sales - FinanceNet one of the best sources for buying used federal property.
Consumer Information Center - GSA publications center in Pueblo, CO--- review and order information (some are free).
Most Requested Computer Products concerns NTIS internal government products---mostly software.
Search SBA’s Hotlist a point and click search utility that has business, financial, legal, etc. information.
SBA Web Site Map an excellent business knowledge, data, and information gateway site---especially for Small Businesses.
The National Journal for Electronic Government "Delivering Government Services in the Digital World."
Government Computer News "The National Newspaper Of Government Computing"
Guide to Government IT leading federal oriented computer magazine.
Government Information Locator Service (GILS) is a government-wide inventory of unrelated files.
Pathway Indexer a U.S. Government Printing Office retrieval tool for locating federal government data.
Policyworks.gov office of government wide policy.
Office of the Federal Protective Service is responsible for a safe federal workplace---and much more.
Marketplace - Wallstreet Journal covers trade groups, women/minorities, etc.