Doing Business With Us

Guides and Helpful Documents

Contractor's Guide to Small Business - This provides general information on what we buy, who we buy for, and how we buy it. It also provides guidance on how to find the procurements.

Additional Guidelines for Capabilities Presentations:

1. Presentation are limited to 15 minutes.

2. Presentation will consist of a panel of government personnel:
     a. The deputy, Office of Small Business Programs, the USACE Galveston District and/or:
     b. Small Business Administration, procurement center representative.
     c. Contracting personnel who procure for the various sites within the USACE Galveston District (subject to availability) 
     d. Project management staff from the various sites within the USACE Galveston District (subject to availability)

3. Contractor personnel are limited to three each with no exceptions. 

Helpful tips for preparing your presentation:

1. Why should the USACE Galveston District contract with my company?
2. How are my products or services superior to that of my competitors?
3. What are my demonstrated qualifications?
4. Why is my specialized experience and technical competence better than others in my field?
5. Do I have the capacity to accomplish the work in the required time and within the allocated budget?
6. How has my performance been in the past?

Procurement Information


1. Review FEDBIZOPPS website All routine procurements over $25, 000 will be posted at the Federal Business Opportunities website. You will find records of  upcoming procurements, awarded contracts, and sources sought announcements.

2. Review the USACE Galveston District's Contracting Offices website for information concerning current and future procurements.

3. All solicitations can be found on the Federal Business Opportunities website. You must register for this site.

4. Be alert to announcements of business opportunity conferences, trade fairs and other federally attended or sponsored liaison meetings in your area. Make it a point to attend whenever possible as this is an excellent opportunity to meet one-on-one with technical, procurement and small business specialists who can assist small businesses with the selling or their services or products.