- County Business Patterns
Provides data on the total number of establishments, mid-March employment, first quarter and annual payroll and number of establishments by nine employment-size classes by detailed.
- Data Universal Numbering System/DUNS
Once assigned, a D-U-N-S® Number is neither reused nor assigned to another business. Used by the world’s most influential standards-setting organizations, the D-U-N-S® Number is recognized, recommended and/or required by more than 200 global, industry, and trade associations, including the U.N., European Commission and the U.S. Federal Government.
- Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DARS) develops and maintains acquisition rules and guidance to facilitate the Acquisition workforce as they acquire the goods and services DoD requires to ensure America's Warfighters continued worldwide success.
The system is a web-based portal which allows vendors to review Federal Procurement Opportunities over $25,000.
- Federal Acquisition Regulation
The FAR System governs the "acquisition process" by which executive agencies of the United States federal government acquire (i.e., purchase or lease) goods and services by contract with appropriated funds.
- Federal Procurement Data System
For contracts whose value or estimated value is $3,000 or more. Every modification to that contract, regardless of dollar value, must be reported to FPDS-NG.
- GSA Schedules
GSA Schedules are fast, easy and effective contracting vehicles for both customers and vendors. For GSA Schedules, GSA establishes long-term governmentwide contracts with commercial companies to provide access to millions of commercial products and services at volume discount pricing.
- Innovation DuPage
Innovation DuPage empowers, inspires and informs entrepreneurs by focusing on educational, governmental and private sector resources and expertise in support of job creation and economic growth.
- Integrated Award Environment
The Integrated Award Environment (IAE) is a Presidential E-Government initiative managed by the General Services Administration (GSA). The IAE uses innovative processes and technologies to improve systems and operations for those who award, administer, or receive federal financial assistance (i.e.; grants, loans), contracts, and intergovernmental transactions. The Integrated Award Environment manages 10 federal information technology systems that enable searching for, applying for, and tracking federal awards as well as registration capabilities in order to engage in the process. The IAE also manages the Federal Service Desk that assists users in several of the systems.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
- Small Business Administration
The SBA's mission is to maintain and strengthen the nation`s economy by aiding, counseling, assisting and protecting the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters. Information regarding the 8(a) and HUBZone certification programs.
- Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) is another program that expands funding opportunities in the federal innovation research and development (R&D) arena.
- System for Award Management/SAM
The System for Award Management (SAM) is the official, free site to register to do business with the U.S. Government.
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Business Development Center
Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center
535 Duane Street, Office 233
Glen Ellyn IL 60137
Rita Haake, Program Manager
Phone: (630) 942-2184
Fax: (630) 942-2606
Regular Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.