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Department of the Interior Acquisition Regulation (DIAR)

The Department issues acquisition regulations which implement or supplement the FAR under the Department of the Interior Acquisition Regulation (DIAR) System.

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

The Department of Defense (DoD), GSA, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) jointly issue the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) for use by executive agencies in acquiring goods and services.

Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps)

FedBizOpps is the single government point-of-entry (GPE) for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000. The best way to learn about opportunities at the Service is to view FedBizOpps and submit a quote/proposal if your company is able to meet the requirements of the solicitation.

Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP)

Congress created to help businesses seeking to compete successfully in federal, state and local government contracting. Funded through Cooperative agreements between DoD and state/local entities, 94 PTACs provide training and counseling on marketing, financial, and contracting at little or no charge. Learn about the PTACs and connect to a Center near you to get the help you need.

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.

Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

The SBDC are sponsored by the SBA in partnership with state and local governments and educational communities. There Centers provide business management, technical and research assistance, and training.

Subcontracting Network (SUB-Net)

The SUB-Net database is a listing of subcontracting solicitations and opportunities posted by large prime contractors and other non-federal agencies.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions, training and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Last updated: November 6, 2014