This guide has been designed to provide prospective contractors with basic information about doing business with the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The intent is to explain who ED is and what ED buys. Most importantly, it should help organizations market their products or services to this agency.
The publication includes an overview of the mission of ED and its programs and procedures and emphasizes business opportunities for the following types of organizations:
- Small businesses
- Small disadvantaged businesses (including 8(a) firms)
- Women-owned small businesses
- HUBZone small businesses
- Service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses
- Small and small disadvantaged subcontractors
The document is available for viewing or download in both MS Word format and PDF format:
Doing Business Guide (291K) - MS Word format.
Doing Business Guide (398K) - PDF format.