Federal Contract Data Sources 

We firmly believe in complete transparency when it comes to the federal government contracts and related data sources that empower your informed business decisions.   We are currently the only provider that integrates authoritative federal data sets from the various federal government data sources.

Below is a listing of our data sources and the update frequency.

# Data Sets and Source Automated Aggregation Update Frequency Key Feature of Data Source
1 FPDS (04 to current FY YTD updated to previous night) ✔ Daily Daily Atom Feed from the Federal Procurement Data System for all IDV and Non-IDV Contract Awards
2 Opportunities from SAM.gov ✔ Twice Daily Daily solicitations from SAM.gov (previously Beta.SAM.gov) with original documents, going back to FY 2001
3 Grants.gov ✔ Daily Daily opportunities from Grants.gov, going back to FY 2001
4 Veterans Affairs Certifications ✔ Monthly Currently including Certification from SBA DSBS database.  Previous dataset was from VA's VIP database which included verifications, non-verifications, non-renewed, and canceled
5 Government Accountability Office (GAO) Bid Protests ✔ Daily GAO Protests Filed, Decisions Rendered, tied to FPDS-NG, and FBO
6 Contract Awarded Labor Category Tool ✔ Monthly Hourly rates on multiple GSA and VA services contracts for labor categories
7 Subcontract Data Sets from USA Spending ✔  Fortnight Data on Subcontracts, by Prime, Sub, and Agency, including Place of Performance, NAICS Code. Includes Officer Salary.  Data in USASpending is coming from FSRS.gov
8 IT Spend from IT Dashboard ✔ Annual IT Spending data integrated with Exhibit 53 & 300
9 Office of Management & Budget (OMB) ✔ Annual Budgetary information, President’s Agenda, Agency Snapshots
10 GSA Schedules ✔ Weekly GSA Schedules by SIN and Type integrated with FPDS-NG
11 FAPIIS (Federal Awardee Performance Integrity Information System) ✔ Monthly FAPIIS and data from SAM Exclusions (formerly EPLS Excluded Parties List System)
  12 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Contract Spend data ✔   Monthly IIJA spend data integrated with the Contract Spend data
13 Entity Information from SAM.gov (System for Award Management) ✔ Monthly SAM (formerly CCR), for Entity Records of federal contractors. FOIA RECORDS and SAM Exclusions
14 Dynamic Small Business Database (DSBS-SBA) ✔ Monthly Federal Small Business Contractors Database with Socioeconomic Certifications
15 Federal Award Assistance Data – FAADS from USASpending.gov ✔ Monthly Grant Awards Data by CFDA, State, County, Zip, MSA, CBSA for all Federal Assistance related to Grants

SBA Mentor-Protege Listing

✔ Monthly Listing of the SBA approved Mentor Protege Agreements
17 Census Bureau Scheduled Release Tabulations of Census Tracts, County, State and FIPS Codes for GEO Reports
18 PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Centers) Scheduled Release Full contact information for all State Directors and staff
19 GPO (General Publishing Office) Scheduled Release US Code, FedSys materials and various pieces of information to augment budgetary data sets