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Small Business Resources
 

 Department of the Navy

 
  
Description
http://itec-direct.navy.mil
The Information Technology Electronic Commerce (ITEC) program provides commercially available, Department of Navy (DON) standard compliant Information Technology (IT) products and services. ITEC Direct leverages technology to give Department of Defense (DoD) customers a fast and easy way to electronically locate, compare, and order IT hardware, software and services.
http://www.donhq.navy.mil/osbp/
The goal of the Navy Office of Small Business Programs is to assist small business entrepreneurs' navigation through the Department's decentralized acquisition program to ensure the Warfighter receives quality products. The Navy has and will continue to support small business participation as both prime and subcontractors. The Department of the Navy embraces the critical role of small businesses in maintaining the strength of our naval capability and the nation's economy by focusing on leadership, teamwork, customer service, and mutually beneficial partnerships.
http://www.hq.navy.mil/sadbu/marketing.htm
Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization - Marketing the Navy
http://www.navy-nex.com
​This web site provides information on quality goods and services at a savings and to support quality of life programs. The retail stores and many services offered by Navy Exchange Service Command makes it an important quality of life benefit to customers, active duty, family members, retirees, national guard, and reservists around the world, both ashore and at sea. Within the Navy Exchange System are five primary business units. These include Navy Exchange retail stores and services, Navy Lodges, the Navy Uniform Program, the Ship Store Program, and Telecommunications.
http://www.onr.navy.mil/sbir/
This site provides information on how to participate in the Department of the Navy's SBIR program. The SBIR program funds research and development projects at small technology companies. The projects funded serve a DoN need and are expected to have commercial applications.
https://www.neco.navy.mil/
This site is your link to the world of Navy Electronic Business Opportunities. It is the centerpiece of the Navy's strategy to convert to paperless processes in accordance with the DoD direction. All Navy business opportunities are either on this site or linked to it.
 

 Department of Defense

 
  
Description
AbilityOne Program
The AbilityOne Program is the largest source of employment, on Federal contracts, for individuals who are blind or have other severe disabilities in the United States. Established in 1938, the program is administered by the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, an independent Federal agency, with assistance from National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and NISH-Creating Employment Opportunities for People with Severe Disabilities.
CCR
Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is a single database of basic business information from contractors that want to do business with the Department of Defense (DoD). Contractors MUST be registered in CCR in order to do business with the Department of Defense.
Committee For Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
The AbilityOne Program is the largest source of employment, on Federal contracts, for individuals who are blind or have other severe disabilities in the United States. Established in 1938, the program is administered by the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, an independent Federal agency, with assistance from National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and NISH-Creating Employment Opportunities for People with Severe Disabilities.
DoD Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
This website contains information on DoD programs that benefit small businesses and DoD business opportunities.
DoD Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
​The SBIR program funds research and development projects at small technology companies. The projects funded serve a DoD need and are expected to have commercial applications. This web site describes the program.
DoD Small Business Specialists
The Military Services and Defense Agencies have contracting offices located throughout the United States. Each service and agency has an Office of the Director of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. They also have small business specialists at each of their procurement and contract management offices to assist small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, and women-owned small businesses firms in marketing their products and services with the DoD. These specialists provide information and guidance on (1) defense procurement procedures, (2) how to be placed on the solicitation mailing lists, and (3) how to identify prime contract and subcontract opportunities.
Doing Business with the Department of Defense
This powerful search engine site provides links to the Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Office, Defense Logistics Agency and other resources for selling to the military agencies.
Mentor Protege Program (MPP)
​This site provides information to large businesses who wish to participate in the program as mentors and small businesses and others who wish to participate as protege's.
Subcontracting Opportunities
The publication exclusively addresses the defense subcontracting opportunities market. The DoD encourages small business and small disadvantaged business to enter the defense subcontracting market. By entering the market, goods and services flow to strengthen national security and the defense industrial base.
The AbilityOne Program DPAP Section
The AbilityOne Program is the largest source of employment, on Federal contracts, for individuals who are blind or have other severe disabilities in the United States. Established in 1938, the program is administered by the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, an independent Federal agency, with assistance from National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and NISH-Creating Employment Opportunities for People with Severe Disabilities.
 

 Other Government Sites

 
  
Description
http://nais.nasa.gov/fedproc/home.html
Provides over 100 hotlinks to federal contracting activities and other sources of federal procurement information throughout the United States.

http://web.sba.gov/subnet
SUB-Net lists notices of subcontracting opportunities.
http://www.business.gov
This Small Business Administration's search engine site provides on-line, one-stop access to government forms, business development software & business sector oriented information.

http://www.dla.mil/db/procurem.htm
The DLA administers on behalf of the Secretary of Defense the DoD PTA Cooperative Agreement Program under which Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) provide assistance to business firms that want to sell goods and/or services to Federal, state and local governments.

http://www.dlis.dla.mil/cage_welcome.asp
This site is a search engine for the Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code system.

http://www.dlis.dla.mil/h2/
The Federal Supply Classification site provides a searchable list of all Federal Supply Codes.

http://www.dnb.com/us/
The D&B D-U-N-S Number is a unique nine-digit identification sequence, which provides unique identifiers of single business entities, while linking corporate family structures together.

http://www.fedbizopps.gov/
FedBizOpps has been designated as the single source for federal government procurement opportunities that exceed $25,000.

http://www.fss.gsa.gov
GSA's Federal Supply Service provides federal customers with the products, services and programs to meet their supply, service, procurement, vehicle purchasing and leasing, travel and transportation and personal property management requirements.

http://www.fss.gsa.gov/services/gsa-smartpay/
GSA Smartpay allows Federal Agencies to pay for commercial goods and services as well as travel and fleet related expenses with leading-edge card services.

http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov
The U.S. Small Business Administration, established in 1953, provides financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses.

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