Resource Links

This page is a list of helpful links to visit procurement-related official websites and databases, organized by title in alphabetical order.


Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC)

APTAC is the professional organization of and for DLA–funded Procurement Technical Assistance Programs (PTACs). APTAC supports the PTACs by providing them important information, professional networking, comprehensive training opportunities and a voice in national government contracting assistance and policy arenas.

ASSIST – Database

ASSIST is a comprehensive website used by standardization management activities to develop, coordinate, distribute, and manage defense and federal specifications and standards, military handbooks, commercial item descriptions, data item descriptions, and related technical documents prepared in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Defense Standardization Program (DSP).


Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSB)

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

8(a) Business Development


Defense Logistics Agency Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS)

Official bidding system for the DLA.

Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy


The website for FEMA’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP).

FARSITE – Database

The authoritative source for the Air Force Federal Aquisition Regulation Supplement

Federal Business Opportunities

This site allows you to research criteria of active opportunities by types of notice, solicitation numbers or contract numbers, zip code, keywords, and more.

Meeting & Matchmaking Procurement Tips

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Official NAICS codes website.

Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration assists economically disadvantaged individuals in developing and growing their businesses through one-on –one counseling, training workshops, matchmaking opportunities with federal buyers, and other management and technical guidance; at free or low cost.

Small Business Administration – Database

This is generally a self-certifying database, so the SBA does not make any representation as to the accuracy of any of the data included, other than certifications relating to 8(a) Business Development, HUBZone or Small Disadvantaged Business status.

Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

A program that expands funding opportunities in the federal innovation research and development (R&D) arena.

Duns Number

Online application to obtain your Duns number.

System for Award Management (SAM)

An Official website of the U.S. government. There is NO cost to use SAM. Register to do business with the U.S. government for free directly from this site.