RFP glossary


Discover the definitions of key proposal and procurement terms.

Clear communication is critical in the RFP process. However, the RFP and proposal process is full of specialized phrases, abbreviations, acronyms and technical jargon. Even for seasoned industry professionals, it can be hard to keep track of all of the terminology. This glossary for proposal and procurement professionals is a helpful resource for quick reference. 

Explore this RFP glossary for:

  • Key RFx definitions including RFPs, RFIs, both RFQs and more
  • Additional resources for professional development
  • Links to helpful templates, checklists and guides

Download the RFP glossary to learn all the key industry terminology.

RFP Glossary