Office of Small Business Programs

VISION: Foster a robust small business culture that values the agility, affordability, and innovation small business offers to the DHRA Enterprise and our customers.

MISSION: To ensure small business opportunities are a priority in all DHRA acquisitions. Promote and facilitate strategies which allow small businesses to add value, innovation, and efficiency to our diverse efforts in support of the warfighter.

NEW COVID-19 INFORMATION for Small Businesses

The Defense Human Resources Activity is committed to keeping our small business partners informed during the COVID-19 national emergency. Federal efforts to assist small businesses, including procurement flexibilities and Small Business Administration programs continue to evolve and emerge as we all progress through unchartered territory.

Below are the central locations for federal and defense related Covid-19 small business news:

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

If you are having contract-related challenges related to the novel coronavirus, please reach out to the cognizant Contracting Officer. You can also reach out to this office with questions.

Below please find a comprehensive Covid-19 Contracting guide for small business (as of April 16, 2020)

Contracting Guide

Welcome to the Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA), Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) website. Small Business is big business at DHRA, contributing significantly towards our mission and programs. DHRA OSBP is committed to promoting and facilitating opportunities for small businesses to add value, innovation and efficiency to our diverse efforts in support of the warfighter. We strive to increase awards to Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, Woman-Owned Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, and Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) business concerns.

OSBP is responsible for advising the Director on small business related matters, review acquisitions for small business participation as prime and subcontractors, and assist and advocate for small businesses.

DHRA is a unique organization with several component organizations and programs. Small business vendors that are interested in doing business with DHRA are encouraged to use the www.DHRA.mil website to explore and learn about our organization. Small businesses that want to do business with DHRA are encouraged to register for our Small Business Vendor Database, Vendor Request form. Small businesses are encouraged to contact OSBP directly with questions or requests to visit:

Tammy J. Proffitt, Director, DHRA OSBP
Phone - (571) 372-2591
Email: dodhra-small-business@mail.mil

The 2019 Contractor Connection event was a success!

DHRA hosted a unique outreach event inviting current small business prime and subcontractors supporting our programs and services throughout the enterprise to provide a brief capability introduction. DHRA components also provide brief acquisition updates. This 2019 Contractor Connection event, held at the Mark Center, was well received by vendors and staff.

Vendor Visits

DHRA hosts small business vendors for information visits, capability briefings (by invitations) and occasional on-site events. Visitor clearance is required and parking can be provided. Please refer to the information below to prepare for your visit.

Visitor Info Sheet:
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Parking Request:
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Small Business Vendor Database

The Office of Small Business Programs is in the process of adding vendors to our 'Small Business Vendor Database' for market research purposes. In order to request to be added to this database, you must send your firm's capability statement to dodhra-small-business@mail.mil, as well as this additional Vendor Request form.