Federal Contract Data Sources

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# Data Source Automated Aggregation Update Frequency Key Feature of Data Source
1 FPDS-NG (04 to current FY YTD updated to previous night) ✔ Daily Daily Atom Feed & XML Web Service from the Federal Procurement Data System-NG 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 Grants.gov, going back to FY 2001
4 Veterans Affairs VIP ✔ Daily VIP database including 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 ✔ Daily Hourly rates on multiple GSA and VA services contracts for labor categories
7 Subcontract Data Sets from USA Spending ✔  Weekly 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 USA Spending ✔ Weekly IT Spending data integrated with Exhibit 53 & 300
9 Office of Management & Budget (OMB) ✔ Weekly Budgetary information, President’s Agenda, Agency Snapshots, and Exhibits 53 and 300s tied to FPDS-NG
10 GSA Schedules ✔ Weekly GSA Schedules by SIN and Type integrated with FPDS-NG
11 FAPIIS (Federal Awardee Performance Integrity Information System) ✔ Weekly FAPIIS and data from SAM Exclusions (formerly EPLS Excluded Parties List System)
12 SAM (System for Award Management) ✔ Monthly SAM (formerly CCR), for Entity Records of federal contractors. FOIA RECORDS and SAM Exclusions, ORCA records
13 Dynamic Small Business Database (DSBS-SBA) ✔ Monthly Federal Small Business Contractors Database with Socioeconomic Certifications
14 Federal Award Assistance Data – FAADS Scheduled Release Grant Awards Data by CFDA, State, County, Zip, MSA, CBSA for all Federal Assistance related to Grants
15 Census Bureau Scheduled Release Tabulations of Census Tracts, County, State and FIPS Codes for GEO Reports
16 PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Centers) Scheduled Release Full contact information for all State Directors and staff
17 GPO (General Publishing Office) Scheduled Release US Code, FedSys materials and various pieces of information to augment budgetary data sets