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Small Business Professionals

This section of SAF/SB web site is intended primarily for Federal Small Business Professionals, though it does provide information to all who are interested in regulations, Executive Orders, legislation and other policy directives that impact the small business community.

DoD OSBP Memorandum, Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act Requirements (01 DEC 2017)
Air Force Small Business 4205-01 Waiver Memo from OSD (02 JULY 2018)



Federal regulations of interest to small business contractors and subcontractors

Executive Orders

Orders issued by the President directly affecting the small business community as it relates to the federal government, including the Department of Defense. 


Statutes enacted by Congress specifically addressing small business interests.

Policy Directives

Policy directives, memorandums of understanding and partnership agreements issued by the Department of Defense and Office of Federal Procurement Policy.

Regional Councils

The Department of Defense Regional Councils for Small Business Education and Advocacy are a nationwide network of Small Business Professionals organized to promote the National Small Business Programs of the United States.


These resources include information on Small Business Set-Aside Programs, marketing to the DoD, the Benefits Analysis Guidebook, Small Business Administration Loan Programs for Military Personnel and information about working with Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs).