Request for a Proposal: Solicitation for a Federal Contract

  • Gerald V. Teague
Part of the Nonprofit Management and Finance book series (NOMA)


Federal funding may take one of three forms: the traditional grant, the contract, or, most recently, the cooperative agreement. Recognizing the distinctions, not always clear-cut, among the three types of awards is necessary in understanding the unique characteristics of the Request for Proposal (RFP) and essential to the development of an effective bidding strategy.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald V. Teague
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  1. 1.The Bureau of Educational Research, the College of EducationUniversity of MarylandUSA

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