Selling to the Federal Government

The federal government is a rich source of opportunity for small businesses. Almost every department and program has its own procurement procedures. The links below will be your guide.

Resources for Doing Business with the Federal Government

Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
Southwest Virginia Community College-Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Federal Procurement Regulations & Data
Reference for tracking ever-changing requirements and regulations- Federal Acquisition Regulations online
The Defense Acquisition Regulations
The Federal Procurement Data Center
FED World – for everything federal

Federal Procurement Opportunities
Federal Business Opportunities – the definitive clearinghouse for opportunities over $25,000

Department of Commerce
US Department of Commerce Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Department of Defense
DOD Procurement Gateway – view RFQs and contract awards

Defense Logistics Agency
DOD’s Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization Offices
Central Contractor Registration
Air Force Acquisition
Navy Electronic Commerce Online
SAF/AQ Air Force Acquisition

Electronic Commerce
Federal Electronic Commerce Program

Department of Energy
Department of Energy

Federal Marketplace
Procurement Data Warehouse Register to receive notification on government opportunities

General Services Administration
General Services Administration

Government Printing Office
Products produced by the federal government

Health & Human Services
Department of Health & Human Services

Marshall Space Flight Center Procurement Home Page

Small Business Administration
Small Business Administration Government Contracting Website
Local Training Opportunities and Events
Subcontracting Network
Federal Prime Contractors
SBA Small Business Size Standards

State Department
US Department of State

Treasury Department
Department of the Treasury

Transportation Department
Department of Transportation

US Government
Easy, one-stop access to the Federal Government – your first click to the US Government

Women in Business
Center for Women’s Business Research – the premier source of knowledge about women business and their enterprises worldwide
Online Women Business Center

Federal Business Opportunities Forecast
Procurement Forecasts

Government Contractor Resource Center
Contractor Resource Center

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
North American Industry Classification System