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Office of Small Business Programs

DCSA Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) is uniquely positioned to advocate for the inclusion of small businesses in the cleared industrial base through education and collaboration while specifically maximizing opportunity for small businesses within DCSA acquisitions

What can DCSA Small Business Office do for you?
DCSA Small Business Office serves as the Agency's focal point for issues and practices concerning small business utilization. Our office promotes the use of small, small disadvantaged, women-owned small business, HUBZone and veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small business. Therefore, the office can assist you with the following:

  • Help small businesses understand what DCSA buys and how to work with DCSA.
  • Provide opportunity for one-on-one capability meetings.
  • Provide small business specific training regarding the Facility Clearance Process (FCL).
  • Explain government procurement process, procedures and regulations.
  • Provide free training and outreach events.

COVID-19 Information and Resources for Small Businesses
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency is committed to keeping small businesses informed during the COVID-19 national emergency with up-to-date resources and information. 
Centralized information is available at:
DoD’s Office of Small Business Programs Website; click here to visit https://business.defense.gov/

Office of Management and Budget, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Coronavirus Acquisition-Related Information and Resources; Click here to visit https://acquisition-uat.gsa.gov/coronavirus

Small Business Administration, Click here to visit https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

COVID-19 Industry Portal to collect information from suppliers for goods and services to meet the urgent need for medical resources. Click here for more information. https://www.afwerx.af.mil/coronavirus.html
COVID-19 Resources from DoD OSBP:  

Payment Protection Program Lenders
Small Business Resources by Agency

Small Business Vendor Database

Interested in staying in the loop with DCSA small business opportunities, market research and events?  The Office of Small Business Programs maintains a small business vendor database to ensure continued communication and dialog with industry interested in working with DCSA.  To be added to the database, please email your capability statement and the email address(es) you would like added to dcsa.small-business@mail.mil.


Ensure you understand how to comply with DoD requirements. Resources and training are available here. Check this page for live training in your area. The Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) also provide guidance. Click here to find a PTAC in your area.

Outreach Events

DCSA Small Business Webinar Series -
"Doing Business With DCSA"
Held February 4, 2021
To access a recording of the webinar, click here.

Below is the list of the top 4 utilized North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) based on FY2020 data.

Percent of Agency Spend per NAICS Percent of Small Business Spend per NAICS

561611 Investigation Services


541611 Administrative and General Management Consulting Services


541512 Computer Systems Design Services


541219 Other Accounting Services  



FY20-21 Small Business Goals and Achievements



(as of FY20)

Small Business



Small Disadvantaged Business



Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business



Women Owned Small Business







Contact Us
DCSA Small Business Program Manager:
Steven Mapes
Phone: 571-305-6196
Email: steven.s.mapes2.civ@mail.mil
DCSA OSBP Email: dcsa.small-business@mail.mil



OSBP Newsletter, August issue

FY21-22 Procurement Forcast (8/06/21)

OSBP Newsletter, June issue

FY21-22 Procurement Forecast (6/4/21)

4 Feb DCSA Webinar Briefings

Small Business Guide to FCL Process

DCSA OSBP Pamphlet

DoD Small Business Strategy

Helpful Links
DoD Office of Small Business Programs:
Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/
Procurement Technical Assistance Centers: http://www.aptac-us.org/
Small Business Development Centers: https://americassbdc.org/
SBA Size Standards: https://www.sba.gov/document/support--table-size-standards
System for Award Management: https://beta.sam.gov/

Click here to find information about the DCSA Office of Acquisitions