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CalSTRS’ active business opportunities.
CalSTRS uses the Alternative Solicitation method to support
investment operations and assist in the implementation of its
investment strategy. External investment managers are a typical
The Invitation For Bid (IFB) method is for simple products or
services requiring routine personal or mechanical skills.
The Request For Information (RFI) method collects information
about the products or services of suppliers.
The Request for Offer (RFO) method is for products or services
under existing California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) or
Master Service Agreements (MSA).
The Request for Proposal (RFP) method secures complex or uncommon
products or services needing professional skills and expertise.
RFQs are used for simple products or services requiring routine
personal or mechanical skills.