Capability Statement PDF Details

A capability statement is an employee’s declaration of what they are capable of doing. This document should include a list of skills, knowledge, and experience that align with the position for which the individual is applying. It's important to note that this document does not replace a resume but rather expands on it by adding more depth to an applicant's qualifications. Capability Statements have become increasingly popular among companies as they provide a way for applicants to showcase their strengths in a new and creative way while also proving their expertise in areas where they may be less experienced.

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Form NameCapability Statement
Form Length1 pages
Fillable fields0
Avg. time to fill out15 sec
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Sample Template

Title this document: Capability Statement

Show your logo and contact information, with a specific person’s name, phone and email.

TargetGov Tip: This is a CONTENT template, not a design template. Add color & graphic elements!

Core Competencies

Short introduction statement relating the company’s core competencies to the agency’s specific needs followed by key-word heavy bullet points

TargetGov Tips:

No long paragraphs.

Use short sentences followed by keyword heavy bullet points

Create a new document for each agency, prime or teaming opportunity

Tailor each Capability Statement to the agency mission or specific opportunity

Call this document a Capability Statement

Preferably, this Capability Statement is one page, one side

Go to two sides only if absolutely necessary

Save and distribute as a PDF, not a Word, PowerPoint or other format

Past Performance

List past customers for whom you have done similar work. Prioritize by related agency, to all federal to other government to commercial contracts. If the past projects do not relate to the targeted agency’s needs, do not list it.

TargetGov Tip: Ideally, include specific contact information for immediate references. Include name, title, email, phone.


Identify what makes you different from your competitors and how this benefits the targeted agency

TargetGov Tip: Relate your key differentiators to the needs of the agency, prime or teaming partner.


One very brief company description detailing pertinent data.

TargetGov Tip: Readers will visit your web site for additional information. Make sure your web site is constantly updated AND governmentfocused.

List Specific Pertinent Codes


Socio-economic certifications: 8(a), HUB Zone, SDVOB, etc.

NAICS (all)


Accept Credit and Purchase Cards

GSA Schedule Contract Number(s)

Other federal contract vehicles

BPAs and other federal contract numbers

State Contract Numbers

Your logo, address, phone numbers (voice, mobile and fax) email, web site and other related contact information

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