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What are NAICS Codes used for?

SANDAG uses NAICS Codes to notify prospective applicants of current and upcoming grant solicitations. As a vendor you will choose which codes to register for, which will determine the grant solicitations you receive notifications for. Click here to register.

How do I register on BidNet Direct to receive SANDAG grant opportunities?

Registration on bidnet direct is done online. To receive notifications of matching SANDAG grant solicitations, simply register here: www.bidnetdirect.com/sandag-grants

We have also put together a simple registration guide to walk you through registering and all of the information that you will need to do so. You can refer to this 
registration guide.

What information do I need to register on bidnet direct?

Basic registration requires key contact information for your organization’s main user, such as organization name, address, and phone number. Once you have completed the basic registration, you will receive an email to verify your account information. After your account is verified, you will be prompted to complete additional information, including your company’s North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes, FEIN (Tax number), Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number, and any applicable Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) or Small Business (SB) certification information. You can start the registration process here: www.bidnetdirect.com/sandag-grants

What are NAICS Codes used for?

bidnet direct's Vendor Support team is available Monday-Friday from 5 a.m. – 5 p.m. PST (8 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST). You can contact them at (800) 835-4603 or support@bidnet.com

I am having trouble registering or have a BidNet Direct question, who can I contact for assistance?

SANDAG uses a single NAICS code for each grant program. Click here to see the list of NAICS Codes for each grant program. There is an easy-to-use keyword search that pulls up all related NAICS codes by keyword upon registration and within the My Company Profile section of bidnet direct. You can register for as many NAICS Codes as you would like on bidnet direct.

How do I know what NAICS Codes to register for?

SANDAG Grants Distribution staff is available at grantsdistribution@sandag.org

I am already an existing grantee for SANDAG. Why am I receiving emails to re-register?

SANDAG has transitioned to a new procurement platform and vendor portal called BidNet Direct . To receive notifications of current and upcoming grant solicitations, you are required to register for bidnet direct.

I have a SANDAG specific question, who can I contact for assistance?

What is SANDAG?

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is the San Diego region’s primary public planning, transportation, and research agency, providing the public forum for regional policy decisions about growth, transportation planning and construction, environmental management, housing, open space, energy, public safety, and binational topics. SANDAG is governed by a Board of Directors composed of mayors, council members, and supervisors from each of the region’s 18 cities and the county government.

SANDAG uses NAICS Codes to notify vendors of current and upcoming solicitations. As a vendor you will choose which codes to register for, which will determine the solicitations you receive notifications for. Click here to register. 

What is bidnet direct?

In 2021, SANDAG transitioned to a new procurement platform and vendor portal that is hosted by bidnet direct. This will be the exclusive online vendor portal used to post and notify prospective applicants of current SANDAG grant opportunities.

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