Request for Proposal (RFP)

Used to obtain pricing as well as a detailed description of services, methodologies, program management, cost and other support provided by the supplier. Known as the RFP, this document initiates the acquisition process soliciting valuable information regarding a third party provider's products, solutions, pricing and capabilities in the form of a pricing proposal. To this end, the RFP includes the guidelines, instructions and forms necessary for the applicant to submit a proposal.