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ABOUT VA OSDBU

The VA OSDBU mission is to enable Veterans to gain access to economic opportunity by leveraging the federal procurement system and expanding participation of procurement-ready small businesses.

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FY 2018–2020 Forecast of Medical Services Contract Opportunities

Represents VA’s best estimate of medical services procurement opportunities during FY 2018–2020. The information is published for planning purposes only and does not represent an invitation for bids, a request for proposals, or a commitment by VA to purchase products or services. View Contract Opportunities »
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Tiered Evaluations Town Hall

Do you have questions about Tiered Evaluation (or Cascading)? Are you interested in the priority for awarding contracts to small business, types of Tiered Evaluations, and the process used by contracting officials for Tiered Evaluation? Learn More »

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New Case VIP Interface

On May 21, 2018, CVE suspended incoming case applications to facilitate the transition to a new case VIP interface. The suspension of incoming cases lasted for approximately 30 days and included both new applications and re-verification applications. CVE continued processing previously submitted applications during the suspension. Read CVE Priorities on Addressing Needs of Veterans »

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#NVSBE2018

This year’s National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) is co-located with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Federal Small Business Conference to offer two major, yet separate events, focused on architecture, engineering, construction, and facility maintenance. Join us October 31–November 2, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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2018 NVSBE Schedule-at-a-Glance »
2018 NVSBE Invited Buyers »
View FY 2019 VA Long Range Construction Contract Opportunities »

Resources for Doing Business

Access the Veteran Entrepreneur Portal to find information about business plans, financing opportunities, government programs, training courses, and much more!

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Acquisitions and Contracting Support

Become familiar with federal procurement policies, the management of VA small business goals, and the administration of VA contract awards supported through acquisitions.

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How to Get Verified

Get verified through the Vets First Verification Program to participate in the Veterans First Contracting Program for VA set-asides and sole-source contracts for SDVOSBs and VOSBs.

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Access to Opportunities

Access procurement events, networking opportunities, and requirement resources geared for small and Veteran businesses interested in doing business with VA.

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Strategic Outreach and Communications

OSDBU offers small businesses informational tools, requirement resources, and networking opportunities necessary to do business with VA. OSDBU Strategic Outreach ensures that Veteran-owned and other small businesses have access to programs and services to increase their participation in the federal marketplace.

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    Washington, DC 20420

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    Email: osdbu@va.gov
    Hours: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Eastern)
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