Policy Fact Sheets This is a collection of contract-related fact sheets, program notes, and program descriptions.
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Class Waiver of Synopsis HUBZone Small Business Security Facts Competitive Demonstration Market Research SB Set-Aside Programs Contract Bundling NAICS Codes Small Disadvantaged Business E-Business Proposal Subcontracting E-Portals In Commerce Facts Non-manufacturer Rule Veteran-Owned SB FedBizOpps Procurement Performance Woman-owned SB FOIA Facts SBA Policies 8(a) Contracting Program GSA Schedule Info. Letter SBIR / STTR Programs
Class Waiver of Synopsis [Top] Memorandum regarding a pilot program in which the synopsis requirement under FAR 5.2 would be waived. March 4, 1999. Competitive Demonstration Program [Top] Memorandum regarding the DHHS Policy Directive and containing a report monitoring the achievement of mandatory goals for small and emerging small businesses in the designated industry groups described in the Small Business Cometitiveness Demonstration Program. February 10, 2003 Contract Bundling [Top] Explanation of contract bundling. Electronic Business Proposal Spreadsheets [Top] Presentation by Cindi L. Brown, Accountant from the Special Reviews Branch, Division of Financial Advisory Services (DFAS), Office of Contracts Management, OD, NIH. Where to find, when to use, and how to use the spreadsheets are discussed. E-Portals In Commerce Facts [Top] A fact sheet explaining the e-business system located at http://epic.od.nih.gov, designed to smartly capture the global marketplace and profile information about organizations providing products and services. FedBizOpps [Top] Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Facts [Top] GSA Schedule [Top] HUBZone Small Business Program [Top] U.S. Small Business Association Special Edition article: "The HUBZone Program: Propelled by the Winds of Procurement Change" in Contract Management magazine.January 2002.Fact sheet on the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) program.Memorandum for Agency Senior Procurement Executives; guidance on reporting HUBZone contracts to the Federal Procurement Data System. June 24, 2002. Market Research [Top] Non-Manufacturer Rule Facts [Top] North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) [Top] A fact sheet explaining the consolidation of classification systems following NAFTA in 1993 which resulted in NAICS. Information and links pertaining to NAICS policy and procedures.Regulatory procedures pertaining to protest of an offeror's small business representation and the appeal of a contracting officer's North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code designation related to small business size standard. Procurement Performance Contractor Survey [Top] SBIR / STTR Programs [Top] Orientation and guide to the SBIR and STTR Programs. Security [Top] Small Business Administration Policies [Top] Small Business Set-Aside Programs [Top] Information on the Federal Small Business Set-Aside Program, including total small business set-asides, HUBZone set-asides, partial set-asides, size standards and more. Small Disadvantaged Business [Top]
- SDB Participation Program and SDB FY 2001 NAICS Groups for SDB Participation PlansNorth American industries impacted by the SDB initiative.
- SDB Guidance & Models:
- Evaluation Factors
Document presenting model evaluation of factors in competitive negotiated acquisitions.
- Option A
Document presenting optional proposed guidelines. June 5, 2000.
- Option B
Document describing optional proposed guidelines. June 5, 2000.
- SDB Language
Description from Sections L and M of the RFP which includes sample SDB language.
Subcontracting [Top] A fact sheet written by the NIH Small Business Office describing subcontracting guidelines, requirements, goals and models for small business.Sample document describing offeror's responsibilities and incentives.PowerPoint Presentation given by the U.S. Small Business Administration describing statutory requirements, subcontracting plans, the SBA's role in the process and award programs. October 8, 2003.These tutorials have been co-developed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire control. Questions can be directed to Bob Taylor or Stephanie Lewis at the SBA. http://web.sba.gov/sbaphone/search.cfm Veteran-Owned Small Business [Top] The purpose of the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program is to provide federal contracting assistance to service-disabled veteran-owned small business concernes.The Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999" facts describes the Veterans Act (Public Law 106-50). Woman-owned Small Business [Top] Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), written by the DHHS and SBA, which outlines strategies for increasing the participation of Woman-owned Small Businesses (WOSB) in Federal procurement.Federal Register record of the President's Executive Order 13157 for increasing opportunities for Woman-owned Small Businesses. May 25, 2000.Procurement program for Woman-owned small business concerns. December 21, 2000. 8(a) Contracting Program [Top] Link to supplemental page listing ten sample documents related to 8(a) contracting under the Partnership Agreement.Memorandum of Understanding between The Small Business Administration and The National Institutes of Health addressing delegation of 8(a) contracting authority8(a) Simplified Purchase and Contracting Offering Procedures. May 12, 2004.
Guidance on implementing the both the HUBZone and 8(a) Programs. October 10, 2001.