Company Overview

The Office of Contracting and Procurement, under the direction of the Chief Procurement Officer, was established by DC law in 1997 and provides contracting services for selected agencies and offices in the District.

Description of Agency Programs

As one of the most influential entities in the world, the Government of the District of Columbia provides services typically delivered elsewhere by states, counties, cities, and special taxing districts. With a $9.8 billion budget, the District provides government services to roughly 600,000 residents and is regarded as a dynamic and thriving urban environment, poised for greatness. The Office of Contracting and Procurement is a major player in the growth and development of the District. 

The agency is organized into four Commodity Groups:

  • Services;
  • Goods;
  • Transportation & Specialty Equipment; and
  • Information Technology.

Agency Programs

The Office of Contracting and Procurement operates the following programs:

  • Contracting – provides acquisition services to District agencies so that they can have the supplies and services they need to support their missions;
  • Public Accountability – provides full disclosure of procurement information to the public to educate, inform and ensure transparency of the procurement process;
  • Personal Property – provides surplus property management, reutilization and disposal services to District agencies and eligible not-for-profit organizations so that they can dispose of excess property; and
  • Agency Management – provides operational support and the required tools to achieve operations and programmatic results.



The Mission of OCP is to partner with vendors and District agencies to purchase quality goods and services in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost while ensuring that all purchasing actions are conducted fairly and impartially.

Company Summary
Office of Contracting and Procurement
Number of Employees
(202) 727-0252
441 4th Street Northwest
Washington, DC