Industry

What is SAM?

The System for award management was designed to streamline the process of both obtaining and procuring federal contracts by integrating the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance and all federal procurement systems into one. When a company registers with SAM they will receive a cage code and be able to receive funds from the federal government.

https://www.sam.gov

What is FBO?

Federal Business Opportunities commonly referred to as Fed Biz Ops or FBO is a web-based portal which allows vendors to review Federal Procurement Opportunities over $25,000.

https://www.fbo.gov/

What is GSA?

The GSA Schedule is one of the most widely used methods by which the federal government purchases goods and/or services. GSA is a formal agreement between the Federal Government and a commercial business that allows the General Services Administration (GSA) to purchase a wide range of products and services with convenience and ease.

http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/100000

What is DSBS?

DSBS is a tool that is sponsored by the Small Business Administration. This site is used by government agencies and contracting officers to search for registered companies that can fulfil contract opportunities that are under 25,000.

http://dsbs.sba.gov/dsbs/search/dsp_dsbs.cfm