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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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What's New at VA OSDBU

National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE)

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Powered by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, NVSBE is the largest procurement event for the Veteran small business community.

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Media Library

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From quartlery newsletters to informative training videos, the VA OSDBU Media Library has you covered for all your Veteran small business community needs.
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VA Adheres to Supreme Court Ruling

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Veterans First Contracting Program Adjustments to Reflect the Supreme Court Kingdomware Decision: The Supreme Court held that VA set-aside law was mandatory and must be applied to all competitive contract awards, including orders on the Federal Supply Schedules. Awards must also be made to VOSBs verified as such by VA. Learn more »

Introducing VA Business Intelligence Tool (VA BIT)

VA BIT offers opportunities to directly match supplier capabilities with customer requirements in specific Communities of Interest and enables VOSBs to engage with procurement officials and commercial customers. Start Connecting »

Understanding Joint Venture and Mentor-Protégé Agreement Eligibility

This brief explains the criteria that make a joint venture eligible for verification and inclusion in the VetBiz Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database. Read the brief »

Resources for Doing Business

VA OSDBU, in collaboration with BusinessUSAExternal link to a government website, offers a collection of tools to help you start and grow your small 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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    810 Vermont Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20420

    OSDBU Call Center:
    1–866–584–2344
    Email: osdbu@va.gov
    Hours: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Eastern)
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VA Small Business Liaison.

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