DATE:           May 23, 2018

TO:                HCAs/Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers

FROM:          Director
                      Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division
                      Office of Policy
                      Office of Acquisition Management

SUBJECT:     DOE P 547.1A, Small Business First Policy

SUMMARY: Attached for your information is the newly issued DOE

Small Business First Policy (DOE P 547.1A). This policy provides DOE’s principles for engagement with the Nation’s small business community. The policy was updated to clarify and expand on the mission of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, and supersedes DOE P 547.1.

For questions concerning this policy flash, please contact Jason Taylor at (202) 287-1560 or