The District of Columbia government offers a variety of programs to help businesses bid on and acquire contracts with more than 30 local government agencies.
Office of Contracting and Procurement The Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP), District government's centralized purchasing office, provides contracting training, assistance with the development of statements of work, and purchase cards for the acquisition of needed supplies.
OCP FAQs Get answers to frequently asked questions about providing goods and services to the DC government.
Department of Small and Local Business Development
The Department of Small and Local Business Development is charged with fostering economic growth and the development of emerging District-based business enterprises. DSLBD focuses on the following programmatic areas that work in conjunction to sustain and grow small and local businesses: Certification; Business Opportunities and Access to Capital; Training and Education; and Commercial Revitalization.