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OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

  1. All contractors must register in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database before they can be awarded a contract. You may register through the CCR website at http://www.ccr.gov/ The registration for also is available from the DoD Electronic commerce Information Center at 1-800-334-3414.
    1. Dun and Bradstreet (DUNS) may be contacted for a DUNS number at the website http://www.dnb.com/us/
    2. Cage code information may be obtained at: http://www.gidm.dlis.dla.mil/bincs/begin_search.asp
    3. Outreach training services and technical support information may be obtained at 1-800-318-9223 or http://techlibrary.edc.eb.mil/
  2. Call, write or visit Buffalo District's Small and Disadvantaged Business Office. Be prepared to discuss your firm's capabilities and services.
  3. Complete the appropriate forms for your type of service or product. Architect-Engineer Services (SF 330 A/E and Related Services Questionnaire) (Forms are available on the Internet at http://www.gsa.gov/Portal/gsa/ep/formslibrary.do
  4. Mail to:
    US Army Engineer District, Buffalo
    ATTN: CELRB-CT
    1776 NIAGARA STREET
    Buffalo, NY  14207-3199

TO OBTAIN INFORMATION ON CURRENT PROJECTS:

  1. Procurements over $10,000: Advertisements are made using FedBizOpps: https://www.fbo.gov/  unless an exception is utilized per FAR Part 5.202 (for example, an order under an existing IDIQ contract, 8a sole source, etc.)

  2. Under $3,000 - Purchases made using Government purchase card. To continue business with the U.S. Government it is important to accept this type of credit card.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • SBD firms must be certified See:
    http://www.sba.gov/

  • Direct Deposit of Contract Payments:
    Effective 1 January 1999 all payments to contractors (except Visa card transactions) will be directly deposited into their bank (or other financial institution) account via electronic funds transfer.

For additional Information Contact:

    Deputy for Small Business
    Priscilla Abeyta
    111 N. Canal Street, #600
    Chicago, IL 60606-7206

    Phone: 312-846-5565
    Fax: 312-886-5475
    Email: Contracting