Federal Contracting Links & Resources

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Air Force Acquisitions

Homepage for the USAF contracting and procurement information to help develop and execute innovative business strategies and cost-effective Contracting solutions to enable the global Air Force mission.

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Army Corps of Engineers Business Resources

Information on Army Corp of Engineers contracting resources, small business resources and access to the MILCON Forecast.

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Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

OBO’s mission is to provide safe, secure, functional, and resilient facilities that represent the U.S. government to the host nation and support OBO staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives.

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Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)

A supplement to the FAR that provides DoD-specific acquisition regulations that DoD government acquisition officials – and those contractors doing business with DoD – must follow in the procurement process for goods and services.

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Department of Energy Acquisition Guide

Regulatory requirements for the acquisition process are set forth in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and are supplemented in the Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR). 

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Department of Labor

The purpose of DOL is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

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Doing Business with the Department of Defense

DPAP wants to encourage companies to do business with DoD. To make it easier for companies to understand how to engage in the business process with DoD, DPAP is pleased to offer an introductory overview for companies based in the United States as well as a guide for foreign companies.

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Dunn & Bradstreet number

The SAM Registration requires your company to provide a Dun & Bradstreet or D-U-N-S number. This is a unique nine-digit identification number for each physical location of your business.

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Employer.gov

You may have questions about your role as an employer. This site provides answers to common questions about workers and business. An employer is an organization, institution, government entity, agency, company, 

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FedBizOpps.Gov

FebBizOpps, or FBO, is the Federal government website that posts all Federal Procurement opportunities with a value over $25,000.00. FedBizOpps.Gov provides you with a sophisticated search engine for finding more than 40,000 immediate RFP opportunities, archived records, lists possible future federal contract opportunities and offers training programs at the site to teach you the mechanics using the FBO system.

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Federal Acquisition Regulations System

The Federal Acquisition Regulations System is established for the codification and publication of uniform policies and procedures for acquisition by all executive agencies. The Federal Acquisition Regulations System consists of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), which is the primary document, and agency acquisition regulations that implement or supplement the FAR.

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Federal Contractor Requirements

Federal contractors are individuals or employers who enter into a contract with the United States (any department or agency) to perform a specific job, supply labor and materials, or for the sale of products and services.

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Federal Procurement Data System

The federal government uses the reported data to measure and assess the impact of federal procurement on the nation’s economy, learn how awards are made to businesses in various socioeconomic categories, understand the impact of full and open competition on the acquisition process, and address changes to procurement policy.

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Find and Pursue Government Contracts

Once you have registered your small business in the System for Awards Management (SAM), you can find an open solicitation that fits what your small business offers, when your offer has been submitted successfully and you can now be awarded a contract.

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General Services Administration

This is the homepage for the General Services Administration, a government agency established in 1949. The agency has evolved over the years and today is tasked with managing government buildings and real estate, providing a product and service procurement support, and developing policies and regulations.

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Getting Started as a Contractor

This SBA website provides helpful, basic information on how you can get started as a federal contractor.

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Introduction to Federal Government Contracting

Learn the common Federal Contracting terms, how to become a Federal Government contractor, get help with Government contracting and find Federal Government contracting opportunities that might be right for your business.

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MILCON Forecast

This document provides the USACE acquisition forecast of planned Military Construction projects. This forecast information is for advance planning purposes only and is subject to change. 

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Naval Facilities Engineering Command

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) is the United States Navy's engineering command, committed to the Navy's and United States Marine Corps' combat readiness. 

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NAVFAC Ech11 CI MILCON

This is the webpage for NAVFAC EchII CI MILCON which provides program management, support, and oversight (from project definition to financial completion) of all military construction projects executed by NAVFAC and 

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North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code

The Sam Registration also requires your company to report its North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code. This code classifies business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and

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Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)

The Office of Acquisition Management (OAM) is responsible for all contracting, financial assistance and related activities to fulfill the Department's multitude of missions through its business relationships. 

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Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction (OALC)

The Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Construction (OALC) is a multifunctional organization responsible for directing the acquisition, logistics, construction, and leasing functions within the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Office of Management

The Mission of the Office of Management is to provide the Department of Energy with centralized direction and oversight for the full range of management, procurement and administrative services.

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Office of Procurement, Acquisitions and Logistics (OPAL)

The Office of Procurement, Acquisitions and Logistics (OPAL) OPAL provides comprehensive, strategic acquisition support for VA’s highly complex requirements, including strategic Information Technology and medical systems. 

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Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

The VA OSDBU mission is to enable Veterans to gain access to economic opportunity by leveraging the federal procurement system and expanding participation of procurement-ready small businesses.

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SBA Local Assistance

Several agencies provide assistance to small businesses who want to do business with the federal government. You can find one of the resources closest to you simply by entering your zip code on this SBA website.

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SMACNA Labor Department

SMACNA offers resources to help employers understand some of the federal laws and regulations impacting their workforce. This includes information on the Fair Labor Standards Act, immigration and the federal E-Verify program, as well as guidance on terminating employees and developing workplace policies.

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Small Business Administration Federal Contracting

This SBA website has information on a contracting guide, contracting assistance programs and counseling and help with federal contracting.

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Small Business Administration's (SBA) Surety Bond Guarantee Program

The surety industry supports bonding at all levels and there is a great deal of capacity in the market and bonds are available for contractors that meet the surety underwriting criteria even for the design and construction portion of public-private partnerships (P3) projects. However, for those small and emerging contractors who tend to lack the performance and financial track record of success and may not qualify for surety credit in the standard market, there is a federal program known as the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Surety Bond Guarantee Program.

Small Business Concerns

This webpage provides resources small businesses need to learn and adhere to regarding applicable pay, safety and health, and nondiscrimination requirements.

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The Office of Small Business Utilization

The Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU) connects small businesses with people and resources to help them grow.

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

The Department of Veterans Affairs runs programs benefiting veterans and members of their families. It offers education opportunities and rehabilitation services and provides compensation payments for disabilities or death related to military service, home loan guaranties, pensions, burials, and health care that includes the services of nursing homes, clinics, and medical centers.

USACE: Office of Small Business Programs

To sustain the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a premier organization in developing small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in our procurements, thereby ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Corps of Engineers' mission and strengthen our nation’s economic development.

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USAspending.Gov

USA Spending tracks federal spending to ensure taxpayers see how their money is being used in communities across America.