SBA Sole Source

8(a) Program Sole Source Contract

8a Sole Source Awards

When a procuring activity contracting officer indicates his or her formal intent to award a procurement requirement, 13 CFR 124.502- 3 (c), as an 8(a) contract by submitting a written offering letter to SBA. The letter to SBA may by electronic mail or by facsimile, as well as by mail or commercial delivery service. An offering letter must contain the following information:

  • A description of the work
  • The Period of Performance
  • The applicable NAICS code
  • The anticipated dollar value, including options
  • Any special restrictions or geographical limitations
  • The location of the work
  • Any special capabilities or disciplines needed
  • The type of contract FFP, Cost Plus or T&M
  • The acquisition history, if not a “New” requirement
  • The incumbent names and addresses
  • No public communication (such as has been made
  • Identification of participant for an award
  • Identification of all SBA field office for the 8(a) BD Program
  • Any other information that the procuring activity deems relevant

SBA 8(a) Sole Source

  • SBA 8(a) Case Number  : C005Fd
  • SBA 8(a) Entrance Date : 11/26/2012
  • SBA 8(a) Exit Date          : 04/05/2023
  • Worldwide CONUS & OCONUS
  • Fast and Simple Procurement


  • Sole-Source contracts with a ceiling of $100 M
  • Open negotiations for seamless program integration and mission goals
  • Supports agency’s socio-economic contracting goals of 15% for SDB, SB, DBE, and MBE
  • Get double the credit for contract amount spend toward small business contracting goal of 15%


  • 541511 Computer Programming Services
  • 541512 Computer Systems Design Services
  • 541513 Computer Facilities Management Service
  • 541519 Other Computer Related Services
  • 511210 Software Publishers
  • 541618 Other Management Consulting Services
  • 541611 Administrative Management and General

Advent’s SBA 8(a) POC

POC:Ms. Rosalyn Putman

Title:Supervisory Business Opportunity Specialist

Phone:(312) 353-5037

Office:Illinois District Office

Address:U.S. Small Business Administration
P332 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60604