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.
- DOE Small Business Site
This site informs small businesses about the steps required to do business with DOE and explains why DOE believes small businesses are valuable.
- DOT Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
This office was created as part of the Small Business Act (SBA) to ensure that small and disadvantaged businesses are provided maximum practicable opportunity to participate in the agency's contracting process.
- DOE Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
This website provides valuable information related to doing business with DOE, including a list of small business program managers to review each facility’s management contractor’s website to identify potential projects and contracting opportunities that are of interest.
- DOE Small Business Program Managers
This website includes contact information for DOE small business program managers.
- Federal Acquisition Regulation
The FAR is the primary regulation for use by all federal executive agencies in their acquisition of supplies and services.
- National Nuclear Security Administration Production Office
NNSA Production Office manages and secures the country's nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear weapons, and naval reactor programs.
- Small Business Administration (SBA)
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.
- Tennessee Economic Development
The Department of Economic and Community Development has worked diligently with Governor Bredesen to create higher-skilled and better-paying jobs for the citizens of Tennessee. In fact, Tennessee has been named the nation's most competitive state for business and the most improved state for development in the past year.
- 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.
- 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.
- Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council
The TMSDC strives to build partnerships between major corporations and minority businesses.