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California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS)   

The California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) offers a wide variety of commodities, non-IT services and information technology products and services at prices which have been assessed to be fair, reasonable and competitive. Suppliers may apply for a CMAS contract at anytime - no bids are required.

The use of these contracts is optional and is available to state and local government agencies.

CMAS News

February 11, 2014 – Cloud Computing

The Department of General Services, in collaboration with the California Department of Technology, is in process of developing terms and conditions related to cloud computing solutions. Once these terms and conditions have been completed, CMAS will begin accepting offers for cloud products and/or related services.


November 8, 2013 – Cloud Computing

At this time, cloud computing software and/or related services are not available under the CMAS Program.


December 17, 2012 – Management Memo 12-07

December 17, 2012 – Management Memo 12-07Pursuant to Management Memo 12-07, when submitting a non-IT services purchase order for DGS review/approval for public relations services valued at $100,000 or more, State agencies must include a certification from their Agency Secretary approving the purchase.


September 25, 2012 – Cloud Computing

At this time, CMAS is not accepting contract applications offering cloud computing software and/or related services.  Contract applications of this kind received in the CMAS Unit will be returned to the applicant unprocessed.


July 9, 2012 – CMAS Website Search Tool Modified

The CMAS contract information has been migrated to a modified search tool.  The functions of the previous six CMAS search tools are now available in one search tool. 

To access this new search tool, go to the CMAS website at http://www.dgs.ca.gov/pd/Programs/Leveraged/CMAS.aspx, then select the blue tab titled “Find a CMAS Contract”. 

For instructions on the use of this modified search tool, click on “Help” at the right side of the search tool.


June 7, 2012 – CMAS Contract Application Revised

The “CMAS Contract Application” dated February 2012 has been converted to a fill and print format and replaced at the CMAS website with a new version dated June 2012.  This change is intended to make it easier for suppliers to complete the CMAS application.  Here is some information about this new fill and print CMAS Contract Application:

The “CMAS Contract Application” dated February 2012 has been converted to a fill and print format and replaced at the CMAS website with a new version dated June 2012.  This change is intended to make it easier for suppliers to complete the CMAS application.  Here is some information about this new fill and print CMAS Contract Application:

  • Only pages 5, 6, 7, 16, 17, and 22 have been converted to a fill and print format.
  • The application can be completed on-line and then printed, or printed blank and filled out by hand with ink.
  • No matter how the application is completed, it must be printed, signed, and a hard copy mailed to the CMAS Unit following the instructions on Page 4 of the application.
  • Ensure that all required documents as identified on Page 22 of the application are mailed with your CMAS Contract Application.

CMAS contract applicants should begin using this new application immediately; however, the CMAS Unit will continue to accept applications submitted on the February 2012 version.


 
Find a CMAS Contract
The CMAS search tool has been modified, and the information available in the previous six CMAS search tools is now available in one search tool. Click on “Help” at the following link for instructions on the use of this new search tool.  As an interim solution until updates to the eProcurement search engine parameters can be made, use the following link to search dynamically for CMAS contracts or contractors:

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Business Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mailing Address
Department of General Services
Procurement Division, CMAS Unit
P.O. Box 989052,  MS #2-202
West Sacramento, CA 95798-9052

Reception Desk
916.375.4365

Voicemail Line
916.375.4363

Fax Number
916.375.4663

Email
cmas@dgs.ca.gov