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Public Access - Transparency in Procurement

eVA brings innovation to the promise of transparency. Leveraging web based technologies and tools, eVA not only provides public access to current, future and past procurements but also gives open access to detailed information on the rules, regulations, processes and standards behind these procurements. Participate, monitor, analyze or study… all of this information is available to every vendor, buyer, citizen and the public.

Core to this vision of eVA transparency is the continuous mission of the Commonwealth to meet the objectives set forth in the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA):

  • that procurements be conducted in a fair and impartial manner
  • that all qualified vendors have access to public business
  • that no offeror be arbitrarily or capriciously excluded
  • that competition be sought to the maximum feasible degree
  • that procurement procedures involve openness and administrative efficiency
  • that the rules governing contract awards be made clear in advance of the competition
  • that specifications reflect the needs of the purchasing body rather than favor a particular vendor
  • that the purchaser and vendor freely exchange information concerning what is sought and offered

Procurements & Contracts* current, future and past
All bidding opportunities and Statewide contracts are publicly posted on the eVA website.

Virginia Business Opportunities (VBO)
Searchable public listing of current and past business opportunities. Small dollar and sealed-large dollar solicitation postings include on-line access to bid documents and details about each procurement. Results are also posted to allow tracking of the entire process. Click here to view a brief ‘how to’ video.

Future Procurements
This public listing provides details on potential procurements that may occur in the next 1-3 years.

State Contracts
On-line access to contracts issued by the Division of Purchases and Supply (DPS) and the Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA). Includes access to individual contract documents.


 Research & Rules
Analyze spend and review the policies, regulations and standard procedures followed to conduct Commonwealth procurements.

Public Report and Resource Center
Run your own analytics with easy-to-use reports that provide access to ‘up to the day’ detailed order data that shows the buyer, the vendor , what was bought, the price paid, and much more. Click here to view a brief ‘overview’ video.
Click here to view
brief videos on how to run reports.

Also access Procurement Metrics that provide summarized views of the same data across the entire Commonwealth. For example:

  • Spend by Branch & Agency

  • Top 20 Vendors by spend

  • Top 20 Commodities bought

  • How much spend went to each County

Agency Fiscal Year Spend

Complete report of FY spend by summary for each Agency, Institution and Local Government using eVA with drill down capabilities to the Commodities and order line item detail .

Policies and Laws
Single source for procurement Policy and Regulation documents including.

Commonwealth Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual (CAPP) External Web Site