How to Use This Tool
- Use this tool to determine if your business needs to re-represent its business size on the CIO-SP3 GWAC.
Tips on Using This Tool
- Leverage this tool within 30 days after execution of a novation agreement.
- Leverage this tool within 30 days after a merger or acquisition that does not require a novation.
- For long-term contracts, leverage this tool within 60 to 120 days prior to the end of the fifth year of the contract or within 60 to 120 days prior to the date specified in the contract for exercising any option thereafter.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get small business credit?
In order to receive small business credit, you must award to a prime contractor that is a small business. Credit toward achieving small business goals is given to the ordering agency. Small businesses are available on all NITAAC GWACs.
How many contract holders are on CIO-SP3 Small Business?
There are 118 contract holders across 5 socioeconomic categories. Additionally, there are 38 contract holders that have assumed "other than small business" status. For a complete listing, visit http://nitaac.nih.gov/nitaac/contracts/cio-sp3-small-business/contract-holders.
What is the fee to use the CIO-SP3 Small Business contract?
For CIO-SP3 Small Business awards released before January 5, 2016, the rateis 0.75%. For awards released on or after January 5, 2016, the rate is 0.55%. The NCAF is capped at $150,000 for a task order’s base or optional period (not to exceed 12 months).