DemandStar® for Government
Connects businesses with nearly 400 government agencies
Administering bids, quotes and RFPs can be complex, time-consuming, and expensive. Onvia's DemandStar®, a free service for government agencies, streamlines the procurement process by allowing agencies to manage the bid/proposal process electronically.
DemandStar® for Businesses
Connects suppliers to government contracts
Search our bid opportunities and download relevant project documents. You specify the types of bids you want to receive, and we notify you when an Onvia DemandStar government agency has an opportunity that matches your business.
BidWire®/E-Bidding (for formal bids and RFP)
Today, some 400 agencies throughout the nation – from city and county governments, housing authorities and fire departments to school districts and port authorities – rely on DemandStar as their e-procurement platform.
- Automatically notify vendors of your bids and RFPs via email
- Distribute bid and RFP documents and specs online – no more expensive copying and mailing of documents, blueprints and forms
- Track all vendor bid activity online and verify that vendors have received bid documents and addenda
- Receive vendors’ bids and proposals online
- Research our ever-growing library of more than 100,000 proposal/quote documents for help with developing your own bids and RFPs
QuoteWire® (for informal quotes)
DemandStar’s Bid Board feature lets you link from your agency website to a complete listing of all your agency’s active bids and RFPs that’s updated automatically.
- Solicit quotes electronically – no need for multiple phone calls to vendors
- Receive quotes electronically, with automatic tabulation of responses
- Evaluate quotes online quickly and easily
- Notify vendors automatically of awards