U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Compliance Contacts

Contact the following individual(s) to get more information on complying with USAID regulations:

Jean Horton
OAA Ombudsman
Office of Acquisitions and Assistance (M/OAA)
Phone: 202-567-4624
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339

Compliance Resources

The following agencies and offices provide compliance resources for small businesses:

  • USAID Library
    Link to the USAID Information Center, Library website and the Library Catalog search engine.

  • USAID OSDBU Contact Sheet
    Directory and contact information listing for USAID staff in the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Businesses.

  • Information for Small Businesses about Subcontracting
    A brief fact sheet on what small businesses should know about contract regulations and documentation as well as the general practice and benefits of subcontracting.

  • USAID Small Business Resource/Vendor Database
    U.S. small businesses register into the database to compete for future contracts. The Agency will utilize the registration form to develop source lists for various contracts awarded at USAID. The purpose of the SBRD is to: Identify U.S. small businesses and organizations and their technical capabilities and to provide U.S. small businesses' and organizations' capabilities to USAID project and procurement personnel considering the use of private sector technical services for USAID programs.

  • US Small Businesses: Creating Opportunities with USAID
    This document provides small businesses and small disadvantaged businesses information regarding opportunities with USAID- including the most pertinent information from the OSDBU/MRC website.

  • Common Forms for USAID Solicitations
    This site contains a listing of common forms for small businesses and procurement used in USAID solicitations.

  • USAID Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business
    The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization and Minority Resource Center (OSDBU/MRC) is the initial point of contact at USAID for U.S. small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, HUBZone small businesses and service-disabled Veteran-owned small businesses. OSDBU/MRC is a small business advocacy and advisory office with the responsibility for ensuring that these enterprises receive access to USAID programs. This website contains links and contact information to such programs.

  • Portal for Doing Business with USAID
    The USAID Business site is your one-stop place for finding important information on doing business with USAID through acquisition and assistance programs. Contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and purchase orders are outlined as some of the instruments which are negotiated and signed worldwide by USAID to attain agency objectives.