Links to the following sources of information are provided as resources. Listings are obtained from government, industry and trade organizations and from other resources.
- System for Award Management
The System for Award Management (SAM) (formerly Central Contractor Registration-CCR) is the main database used by the U.S. Government for collection, validation, storage and dissemination of data in support of agency acquisition missions.
- Department of Energy Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
The OSDBU provides small businesses the necessary steps required to do business with DOE, including resources for training, upcoming small business events, an acquisition forecast for opportunities, small business point of contacts for DOE federal sites, and information about programs.
- Department of Energy Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
The Economic Impact and Diversity Office works with minority communities, businesses, and students to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, ensuring that minorities are afforded opportunities to participate in the important mission areas of the Department.
- National Nuclear Security Administration Production Office
NNSA Production Office manages and secures the country's nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear weapons, and naval reactor programs.
- Supply Chain Management Center
SCMC is a service organization, managed by Honeywell, works with DOE contractors to leverage annual spend by grouping like commodities into Enterprise Wide agreements. Products/Services include but are not limited to safety and laboratory supplies, information technology, travel, transportations and logistics, and certain types of services.
- Small Business Administration
Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration is an independent agency of the federal government that aids, assists, counsels, and protects the interests of small businesses, thereby helping to preserve free competitive enterprise while maintaining and strengthening the nation's economy.
- SBA Sub-Net
Provides solicitations and opportunities posted by Prime Contractors and other non-federal agencies.
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
The VA provides veteran owned small businesses the necessary steps required to do business with the federal government, including resources for training, an acquisition forecast for opportunities, getting certified, and information about other programs.
- Federal Acquisition Regulation
The FAR is the primary regulation for use by all federal executive agencies in their acquisition of supplies and services.
- Federal Register
The Federal Register is the official journal of the federal government of the United States that contains government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices.
- Federal Business Opportunities
Federal database that allows vendors to review federal procurement opportunities over $25,000.
- Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation (FPDS-NG)
FPDS-NG is a source for U.S. government-wide procurement data and is part of the U.S. General Services Administration who manages the system. The system is a repository of information on federal contracting.
- Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development
The Department of Economic and Community Development provides information on small business and entrepreneur interest, smart start small business guide, as well as other information for small business success.
- Amarillo Chamber of Commerce
The Mission of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce is to enhance business and industry growth while preserving a high quality of life.
- Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce
The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce strives to improve the economic conditions of the area while providing value to its members.
- Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
PTACs bring the buyer and supplier together to utilize their knowledge of government contracting and contractor capabilities to provide a better quality of services to the government that are lower in cost, fast, and reliable.
- Small Business Development Centers
The local Texas and Tennessee SBDC’s work to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses in areas related to business start-up and government contracting.
- East Tennessee Economic Council
ETEC works intimately with DOE in Oak Ridge to maintain current programs and develop new economic opportunities.
- East Tennessee Environmental Business Association
ETEBA is a non-profit trade association that represents small and large businesses that supply energy, environmental, engineering, technology, and construction services to commercial clientele and the government.
- Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council
The TMSDC strives to build partnerships between major corporations and minority businesses.