• Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
    FAR is the primary regulation for all executive agencies to use in their acquisition of supplies and services with appropriated funds.
  • HHS Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR)
    HHSAR implements and supplements FAR and provides the regulatory framework for conducting acquisitions across HHS.
  • NIH Manual Chapters
    The NIH Policy Manual provides staff with a central location to find NIH-wide policy easily. It comprises individual chapters, commonly referred to as Manual Chapters.
  • System for Award Management (SAM)
    SAM allows users to register and do business with the federal government, manage and check the status of their entity registrations, and search for entity registration and exclusion records.
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
    SBA connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start, and grow their business while assisting and protecting the interests of small business owners.
  • HHS Office of Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
    OSDBU manages the development and implementation of appropriate outreach programs aimed at helping the small business community to become more aware of the contracting opportunities within HHS.
  • Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS)
    CPARS is a web-enabled library of automated reports that assesses a contractor’s performance and provides a record on a given contractor during a specific timeframe.
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