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OMWI Supplier Diversity

Welcome to the OMWI supplier diversity page.  Thank you for your interest in doing business with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).

FHFA obligates approximately $55 million per year in contract actions.  OMWI works directly with FHFA’s Contracting Operations within the Office of Budget and Financial Management (OBFM) to help increase the Agency’s diversity supplier engagement through initiatives aimed at connecting minority- and women-owned businesses with the appropriate business units.

FHFA Contracting Operations

FHFA is a non-appropriated Agency, which means that the budget resources are not provided by Congress.  Instead, the funding comes from the entities that FHFA regulates.  While FHFA is not subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (known as FAR), FHFA is subject to many of the same procurement laws as other appropriated agencies, so FHFA uses many FAR clauses in its contracts.  FHFA works under separate and unique laws and has established its own contracting policies and procedures for procuring its goods and services.

Many of FHFA’s contracting needs are routine types of goods and services provided by the General Services Administration (GSA), so when practical, FHFA competes its requirements under GSA schedule or other available Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC).

How to do Business with FHFA?

You should register your business with FHFA so it is included in our solicitation database.   In order to register your business and have it included in FHFA’s solicitation database, send an e-mail to Procurement.Opportunities@fhfa.gov.  Please include the following information:

·         Company name

·         Address

·         Telephone and e-mail address plus company website URL

·         Point of Contact

·         Years of experience

·         Brief description of supplies or services (20 words or fewer)

·         Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number

·         Past performance references (maximum of three sources) with contact information

·         Single most relevant North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/

·         GSA schedule number or GWAC number (both if applicable)

·         Any special category status (i.e. disabled-owned business, HUBZone Small Business, Minority-Owned Business, Women-Owned Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned 
          Small Business, Section 8(a) Status, and Small Business)

You may send additional information about your company’s capabilities as an attachment to the e-mail.  For more information on how to do business with the FHFA, please visit the procurement page at:  www.fhfa.gov/doingbusiness.

  

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