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Small Business Procurement Scorecards

The annual Scorecard is an assessment tool to (1) measure how well federal agencies reach their small business and socio-economic prime contracting and subcontracting goals, (2) provide accurate and transparent contracting data and (3) report agency-specific progress. The prime and subcontracting component goals include goals for small businesses, small businesses owned by women, small disadvantaged businesses, service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, and small businesses located in Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones).

Every two years, the SBA works with each agency to set their prime and subcontracting goals and their grades are based on the agreed upon goals. Each federal agency has a different small business contracting goal, negotiated biannually in consultation with SBA. SBA ensures that the sum total of all of the goals exceeds the 23 percent target established by law.

Each agency’s overall grade will show an A+ for agencies that meet or exceed 120 percent of their goals, an A for those between 100 percent and 119 percent, a B for 90 to 99 percent, a C for 80 to 89 percent, a D for 70 to 79 percent and an F for less than 70 percent. An agency’s overall grade is comprised of three quantitative measures: prime contracts (80 percent), subcontracts (10 percent) and its progress plan for meeting goals (10 percent).

Methodology

Scorecard Grade Calculation Methodology
 

FY 2012 Scorecard Summary by Prime Spend with Subk and Plan Progress Document

FY 2012 Scorecard Summary by Prime Spend with Subk and Plan Progress Document
 

Government-Wide Performance Scorecards

2012 Small Business Procurement Scorecard Overview

2011 Small Business Procurement Scorecard Overview

2010 Small Business Procurement Scorecard Overview

2009 Small Business Procurement Scorecard Overview

2008 Small Business Procurement Scorecard Overview

2007 Small Business Procurement Scorecard Overview

Agency Scorecards by Year

Agency for International Development

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Agriculture

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Commerce

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Defense

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Education

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Energy

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Health and Human Services

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Homeland Security

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Housing and Urban Development

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of the Interior

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Justice

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Labor

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of State

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Transportation

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of the Treasury

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Department of Veterans Affairs

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Environmental Protection Agency

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

General Services Administration

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

National Science Foundation

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Office of Personnel Management

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Small Business Administration

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Social Security Administration

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

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