Welcome to the USDA’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). We work to ensure that the Department’s purchasing agencies engage small businesses - the "engines that drive the Nation’s economy" - so that we have a dynamic, diverse and reliable small vendor pool. OSDBU’s aim is to position USDA so that it achieves its Small Business Procurement Goals for prime and subcontracts awarded to:
To learn more about the Federal Government’s Contracting Programs, click here.
We also provide leadership and oversight for the AbilityOne Program. For more information about AbilityOne, click here.