Business.gov is managed by the U.S. Small Business Administration in partnership with 21 other federal agencies. This partnership, known as Business Gateway, provides innovative information services to the small business community that save time and money, engage citizens to participate, and enable collaboration across all key levels of government. Launched in 2004, Business.gov provides a single access point to government services and information to help the nation's businesses with their operations.
This is the U.S. Government's one-stop virtual marketplace. Through this single point-of-entry, commercial vendors and government buyers are invited to post, search, monitor, and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.
This is provided by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission and provides a listing of Major Contracts ($5 million or greater) and other contracts if the state agency decides too. This is similar to the federal government Commerce Business Daily (CBD).
As part of our continuing effort to set new standards for transparency and accountability in the State of Texas government, the Comptroller's office now provides seven different ways to examine state spending. Data is updated nightly.
All Federal contracts whose estimated value is $3,000 or more or that may be $3,000 or more. Every modification to that contract, regardless of dollar value must be reported to FPDS-NG. Federal agencies will report on all contract actions using appropriated funds as specified in FAR 4.6. AbilityOne (formerly JWOD Nonprofit Agency or Sheltered Workshop awards) and UNICOR (Federal Prison Industries) awards are reportable as they are not interagency agreements.
Below is a partial list of types of awards reportable to FPDS-NG. See FAR 4.606 for the full list. Agencies will report unclassified information on all contract actions using appropriated funds including, but not limited to, those made:
With replenishable stock and revolving funds;
With appropriated funds transferred from one executive agency to another where the servicing agency contracts for the supplies or services;
With appropriated funds obligated pursuant to the provisions of PL 85-804;
By one agency to another;
For supplies and equipment;
For construction, alteration or maintenance of real property For services, including research and development and Utilities AbilityOne (formerly JWOD Nonprofit Agency or Sheltered Workshop awards);
Telecommunications from regulated carriers
Federal Prison Industries, i.e. UNICOR awards (orders from GSA stock for UNICOR products are not reportable); and
Agencies will report all contract actions made with funds held in trust accounts for foreign governments or procurements for foreign governments regardless of the nature of the funds. (The term “foreign governments include international organizations.)
Department of Homeland Security Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (ODSBU) Prime Contractors
This website provides information on large business (Prime Contractors) who are interested in subcontracting with small, minority, women-owned, HUBZone-certified, 8(a), veteran-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.
To determine if opportunities exist for your company, recommend you prepare yourself as follows:
Research the company by reviewing the column "In Search Of" to determine if there might be a match;
Visit each prime contractors' website to learn more about the company;
If the company requires businesses to register in their Supplier Registration database, do so (it is very likely that the Prime will ask if you have been to their site and registered in their supplier database);
Send an email to the contact listed for each Prime informing them of your interest in being considered for subcontracting opportunities;
Briefly explain how you believe you can assist the Prime (be specific and tie your experience/capabilities to their needs);
If you have the opportunity to meet with a Prime, be prepared, and most important, be on time; and
If they ask you to follow-up with additional information, do so.
This web site provides information on becoming a Subcontractor of Corvias Military Housing. Corvias Military Housing routinely works with subcontractors and suppliers locally and throughout the United States. With their continued expansion, they invite qualified subcontractors and suppliers to submit their firm's information to them.
L-3 PROCUREMENT Corporate Procurement Internet Mission Statement: Suppliers are a valuable and integral part of the L-3 Communications business enterprise process. A critical strength in supporting our varied customers is through building strong supplier relationships. This relationship is based on open and honest communication, mutual respect and common interests that will allow us to move to the next level of performance excellence. We seek suppliers that are both financially sound and responsive, which are satisfying our customers with top-quality, technically excellent, affordable products, delivered on time.
This Corporate Procurement web site exists to facilitate such suppliers either currently doing business with or seeking to do business with any division of L-3 Communications. The key characteristics of this section are:
A supplier point of entry into L-3 Communications Procurement;
Simplified access to common L-3 Communications Procurement information, forms, certifications, terms, and conditions;
Information on L-3’s Supplier Diversity Program; and
Links to other useful web sites pertaining to Procurement.
E-Verify, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - Certification
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - Certification E-Verify, a free Internet-based system that allows employers to confirm the legal working status of new hires in seconds. With one click, E-Verify can match your new hire's Social Security Number and other Form I-9 information. E-Verify reduces unauthorized employment, minimizes verification-related discrimination, is quick and non-burdensome to employers, and protects civil liberties and employee privacy.
NOTE: This is required for Federal contracting, effective 8 September 2009, and State of Texas, effective 3 December 2014.
Women's Business Enterprise National Council - Certification