PUBLIC NOTICES

Policies

For inquiries regarding ACA solicitations, please contact the Grants and Procurement team (e-mail requests are preferred):

Procurement and Grants
Arizona Commerce Authority
100 North 7th Avenue, Suite 400
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
(602) 845-1245
[email protected]

Reference Documents:

ACA's Uniform Instructions for Solicitations

ACA's Substitute W-9 and Vendor Authorization Form

 

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

2024-44 NOTICE (01/26/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-44: Semiconductor/Microelectronics Education & Training Assets Map. The Arizona Commerce Authority seeks a qualified vendor to collect, interpret and map Arizona education and training assets in semiconductors and microelectronics research and development, design, packaging, and manufacturing. 
The submission window closed for this solicitation on February 9, 2024.

 

2024-38 NOTICE (12/21/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-38. The purpose of this RFP is to identify identify a 501(c)(6) qualified to develop an economic strategic framework in collaboration with the Arizona Commerce Authority that will provide recommendations on policies, regulations, and national best practices to make Arizona a top state economy and international trading partner. 
The submission window for this solicitation closed January 12, 2024.

 

2024-10 NOTICE (12/21/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-10. The purpose of this RFP is to identify a firm to create a truck driver recruitment and retention program for the state of Arizona. 
The submission window for this solicitation closed January 12, 2024.

 

2024-24 NOTICE (12/11/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-24. The purpose of this RFP is to identify firms qualified to launch (or expand), implement, and manage a small business incubator program for current or former inmates.
The submission window for this solicitation closed January 5, 2024.

 

2024-34 NOTICE (11/16/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-34. The purpose of this RFP is to identify firms willing to provide writing services for the Arizona Semiconductor Supply Chain Consortium CHIPS Concept Proposal. Further information is provided in the attached solicitation document. A fillable general information form (reference RFP Section 5) is also attached for your convenience.
The submission window for this solicitation closed December 7, 2023.

 

2024-05 NOTICE (11/03/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-05: Consultative Services for India Trade Office. The purpose of this RFP is to identify a firm best qualified to provide consultant services, including full-time staffing and the establishment of the Arizona-India Trade Office in Bangalore, India; identification of business development opportunities; trade, FDI, and early-stage tech company promotion; event coordination; and logistics support as further described in the solicitation document.
The submission window for this solicitation closed December 4, 2023.

 

2024-04 NOTICE (11/03/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-04: Consultative Services for South America Trade Office. The purpose of this RFP is to identify a firm best qualified to provide consultant services, including full-time staffing and the establishment of the Arizona-South America Trade Office in Sao Paolo, Brazil; identification of business development opportunities; trade and early-stage tech company promotion; event coordination; and logistics support.
The submission window for this solicitation closed December 4, 2023.

 

2024-03 NOTICE (09/29/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-02: Consultative Services for Japan Trade Office. The purpose of this RFP is to identify a firm best qualified to provide consultant services, including full-time staffing and the establishment of the Arizona-Japan Trade Office in Tokyo, Japan, identification of business development opportunities; trade, FDI, and venture capital investment promotion; event coordination; and logistics support.
The submission window for this solicitation closed October 26, 2023.

 

2024-21 NOTICE (09/28/2023):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-21: IT Managed Support Services. The purpose of this RFP is to identify a firm best qualified to provide outsourced IT Support Services through a Master Service Provider.
The submission window for this solicitation closed October 18, 2023.

 

REQUESTS FOr qualifications (rfq)

2024-43 NOTICE (01/26/2024):
The Arizona Manufacturing Extension Partnership (AZMEP), a program of the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Qualifications (RFQ) # 2024-43: Consulting Services Related to Manufacturing. The purpose of this RFQ is to identify qualified consultants who can provide advisory and program development services within several focus categories to small- and medium-sized Arizona manufacturers. To request a copy of the RFQ and be added to the notification list for this solicitation, click here.

Submission Window: January 26, 2024 – June 30, 2024

 

2024-33 NOTICE (01/23/2024):

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Qualifications (RFQ) # 2024-33: SSBCI General Technical Assistance (SSBCI-GTA) – Round 2. The purpose of this RFQ is to identify a firm, or firms, to provide general technical advisory services to small businesses.
The submission window closed for this solicitation on February 12, 2024.

 

2023-12 NOTICE (11/28/2022):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Qualifications (RFQ) # 2023-12. The purpose of this RFQ is to identify vendor(s) to provide Broadband Consulting Services as further described in the solicitation document.
The submission window for this solicitation closed on December 16, 2022.

 

Request for Grant Applications (RGA)

2024-41 NOTICE (02/08/2024):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), in conjunction with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Grant Applications (RGA) # 2024-41: FY2024 Economic Strength Projects (ESP) Grant. The ESP is a competitive grant program designed to enhance the economic strength and  competitiveness of Arizona rural communities by providing funding for highway projects that foster job growth. The ESP will reimburse specified costs of qualifying highway/roadway projects that are projected to accomplish one or more of the following:

  • Significantly increase the number of new jobs;
  • Foster significant private capital investment; and
  • Otherwise make a significant contribution to the regional economy, particularly in base industries. 

To request a copy of the RGA and be added to the notification list for this solicitation, click here.
Questions are due February 28, 2024 at 12:00PM MST.
Grant Applications are due March 20, 2024, at 12:00PM MST.

 

2024-28 NOTICE (01/09/2024):
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is pleased to announce the opening of Request for Grant Applications (RGA) # 2024-28: FY2024 Economic Transition Resources Grant. The grant is intended to facilitate the economic revitalization of an area that has been impacted by the closure of a coal mine and ultimately improve the conditions and quality of life for the residents in the affected region. The ACA will be accepting proposals from non-profit organizations for capital projects, economic sustainability developments, renewable energy projects, and broadband projects.  To request a copy of the RGA and be added to the notification list for this solicitation, click here.
The First Amendment was issued January 29, 2024, removing the 10% match requirement in the General Information Form.
Proposals are due March 11, 2024, at 12:00PM MST.

 

RECORDS REQUESTS

The Arizona Commerce Authority is dedicated to providing you with timely information when requested. Please complete a RECORDS REQUEST FORM to formally submit for a records request.

 

RULE MAKING RECORD

Rules Policy

 

Notices of Rule Making

ACA Ruling 12-01 - Rules Policy 
ACA Ruling 12-02 - Quality Jobs Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 12-03 – Amendment to Rule Making Policy
ACA Ruling 12-04 – Incentive Program Fees
ACA Ruling 13-01 – Healthy Forest Enterprise Incentives Program
ACA Ruling 13-02 – Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 13-03 – Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 13-04 - Quality Jobs Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 14-01 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 14-02 - Solar Program
ACA Ruling 15-01 - Emergency Rules -- Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 15-02 - Computer Data Center Program
ACA Ruling 15-03 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 16-01 - Computer Data Center Program
ACA Ruling 16-02 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 17-01 - Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 17-02 - Small Business Capital Investment Incentive Program (Angel)
ACA Ruling 17-03 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 18-01 - Quality Jobs Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 18-02 - Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 18-03 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 18-04 - Military Reuse Zone Program
ACA Ruling 18-05 - Research and Development Refundable Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 19-01 - Quality Jobs Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 19-02 - Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 19-03 - Applied Research Centers and Institutes
ACA Ruling 21-01 - Small Business Capital Investment Incentive Program (Angel)
ACA Ruling 21-02 - Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 21-03 - Research and Development Refundable Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 21-04 - Computer Data Center Program
ACA Ruling 21-05 - Applied Research Centers and Institutes
ACA Ruling 21-06 - International Operations Center Program
ACA Ruling 21-07 - Healthy Forest Enterprise Incentive Program
ACA Ruling 22-01 - Applied Research Centers and Institutes
ACA Ruling 23-01 - Arizona Motion Picture Production Program
ACA Ruling 23-02 - Water Infrastructure and Commerce Grant Fund
ACA Ruling 23-03 - University Research & Development (R&D) Income Tax Credit
ACA Ruling 24-01 - Applied Research Centers – Wearable Technology
ACA Ruling 24-02 - Water Infrastructure and Commerce Grant Fund Rule Making Policy

  

NOTICES Of adoption

ACA Ruling 12-01 - Rule Making Policy
ACA Ruling 12-02 - Quality Jobs Tax Credit
ACA Ruling 12-03 - Amendment to Rule Making Policy
ACA Ruling 12-04 - Incentive Program Fees
ACA Ruling 13-01 - Healthy Forest Enterprise Incentives Program
ACA Ruling 13-02 - Research and Development Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 13-03 - Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 13-04 - Quality Jobs Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 14-01 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 14-02 - Solar Program
ACA Ruling 15-01 - Emergency Rules -- Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 15-02 - Computer Data Center Program
ACA Ruling 15-03 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 16-01 - Computer Data Center Program
ACA Ruling 16-02 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 17-01 - Qualified Facilities Program Guidelines
ACA Ruling 17-02 - Small Business Capital Investment Incentive Program (Angel)
ACA Ruling 17-03 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 18-01 - Quality Jobs Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 18-02 - Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 18-03 - Job Training Program
ACA Ruling 18-04 - Military Reuse Zone Program
ACA Ruling 18-05 - Research and Development Refundable Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 19-01 - Quality Jobs Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 19-02 - Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 19-03 - Applied Research Centers and Institutes
ACA Ruling 21-01 - Small Business Capital Investment Incentive Program (Angel)
ACA Ruling 21-02 - Qualified Facility Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 21-03 - Research and Development Refundable Tax Credit Program
ACA Ruling 21-04 - Computer Data Center Program
ACA Ruling 21-05 - Applied Research Centers and Institutes
ACA Ruling 21-06 - International Operations Center Program
ACA Ruling 21-07 - Healthy Forest Enterprise Incentive Program
ACA Ruling 22-01 - Applied Research Centers and Institutes
ACA Ruling 23-01 - Arizona Motion Picture Production Program
ACA Ruling 23-02 - Water Infrastructure and Commerce Grant Fund
ACA Ruling 23-03 - University Research & Development (R&D) Income Tax Credit