Frequently Asked Questions
How many K12 Schools, Colleges and Universities do you monitor for bids?
Over 100,000 individual schools: 15,000 K12 School Districts, 5,000 colleges and universities, all fifty (50) State Departments of Education (DOEs), thousands of State and Local Government agencies.
How are you able to monitor so many schools on a daily basis?
We have a large and dedicated team of experienced “bid data-miners” monitoring the URLs of schools, colleges, and state and local government agencies using sophisticated search technology.
Can you break the bids out by State or Region?
Yes, we have three (3) programs for National coverage, Regional coverage and Individual State coverage.
How often do you send the bids and RFPs to your clients?
We send (email) the bids out daily six (6) days a week.
What bid categories do you monitor?
We monitor all procurement market sectors that schools put out for bids and RFPs.
Do you assist your customers with bid support?
Yes, our Bid Support Team is available by email or telephone on bids we send to you. We can assist you with any questions you have about the bid details or submitting a bid response to the sponsoring school or agency.
Do you provide a free trial period?
We provide a free “Random Sample Bid” program for current and recent bids in your market sector(s).
Do you provide references?
We can provide references upon request. Another way is to just Google “RFPSchoolWatch.” You will see hundreds of references to our company with customer associated information.
Are there limits to the “key search words” that your customers can search on?
RFPSchoolWatch customers can use as many “key words” as necessary to capture the type of bids that they want to see for their individual company.
How many persons can receive bids at your client companies?
Usually up to 15 persons in each customer company can receive bids. Exceptions can be arranged for more than that if required.
Do you let your customers know who wins a bid once it is awarded?
Award information can be requested and provided on bids of interest that you have responded to.
How many bids can I expect in my market sector?
That depends on the market sector that you are in. Upon request, we will provide a historical estimate of the numbers of bids you can expect based on the last two years of bid production experience in that market sector area.
Why should I choose your bid monitoring company over your competition?
We believe we go deeper into the educational markets than our competition. School bids are our speciality. We cover over 100,000 schools in the US and Canada. We understand the procurement practices of the schools markets. We take the time to learn and understand the exact type Bids and RFPs you really want to see. Our rates are very affordable. Your business is very important to us and we will always treat you as a valued customer.