A Government Capabilities Statement, also known as a Personal Capabilities Statement, is a brief overview of a vendor’s capabilities and specialties: showing their intent for proactively searching for, bidding on and receiving federal government contracts and opportunities. The best formats are the easier laid out templates. Less is more, you want the information to be easily noticed and discernable at a glance.

The Government Capabilities Statement is like a resume for an organization and is accepted as the standard method for vendors to introduce their company to buyers, prime-contractors, contracting officers, etc. This one page document states an entity’s capabilities, listing of goods/services, points of contact, past work performance, Federal Registration & Certification details (UEI, CAGE, NAICS, PSCs, etc.), Small Business Set-Aside status and geographic area served.