Policy directives, memorandums of understanding and partnership agreements issued by the Department of Defense and Office of Federal Procurement Policy.

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Jan. 11, 2017: Extension of Policy to Provide Accelerated Payment to Small Businesses and Small Business Subcontractors

Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP)

Jan. 5, 2017: "Myth-busting 3": Further Improving Industry Communication with Effective Debriefings

June 14, 2012
Contracting Guidance to Support Modular Development

May 7, 2012: "Myth-busting 2": Addressing Misconceptions and Further Improving Communication During the Acquisition Process

Feb. 2, 2011:
"Myth-busting": Addressing Misconceptions to Improve Communication with Industry During the Acquisition Process

Department of Defense

June 8, 2016: DoD Instruction 4205.01 - DoD Small Business Programs

Aug. 15, 2012: Class Deviation-Providing Accelerated Payment to Small Business Subcontractors

July 26, 2012: Maximizing Small Business Utilization on Multiple Award Contracts

Feb. 10, 2012: Advancing Small Business Contracting Goals in FY 2012

                           Small Business Considerations for SES Performance Evaluations

June 27, 2011: 
DPAP Memorandum on Increasing Dynamic Small Business Role in the Defense Marketplace

Oct. 1, 2010: The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 repeals the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program

Feb. 11, 2009: 
DPAP SDB Price Evaluation Adjustment (PEA) Suspension

Dec. 8, 2008: 
DUSD(A&T) Memorandum on SBIR Phase III Guidance

Nov. 7, 2007: 
DPAP Small Business Subcontracting Plans

Oct. 1, 2007: 
DoD Benefit Analysis Guidebook to Assist Acquisition Planners Before Contract Bundling

Sept. 27, 2005: 
DoD Instruction 5134.04 - Director of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

March 10, 1989: 
DoD 4100.15 Commercial Activities Program

Memoranda of Understanding and Partnership Agreement

Jan. 4, 2013: DoD-SBA Partnership Agreement: 8(a) Program 

Other Defense Agencies

Other Defense Agencies


New Myth-busting Memo Promotes Effective Debriefs
The Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) released its third “myth-busting” memo, which addresses misconceptions related to government agencies’ communications with industry during debriefs. The memo also identifies best practices for facilitating effective and efficient debriefs.