Use this contract for training and development services, human capital services, and organizational improvement strategy.
Spend under management
Tier 3 — A governmentwide acquisition designation for contracts and vehicles that multiple agencies use and that satisfy five key criteria:
Rigorous requirements definitions and planning processes.
Appropriate pricing strategies.
Data-driven strategies to change buying and consumption behavior, such as demand management.
Category and performance management strategies.
Independently validated reviews.
Since there are no ANC, Tribal-owned, or Native Hawaiian organizations on HCaTS at this time, only the standard 8(a) $4.5 million sole source threshold applies.
Sole source 8(a) orders may be issued against these contracts until Dec. 21, 2025. You can not sole source with the HCaTS Unrestricted or HCaTS Small Business contracts.
Use the offer and acceptance process outlined in FAR 19.804-6, your agency-SBA partnership agreement, and ordering procedures in FAR 19.808-1.
Use the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637(a)) when documenting the exception justification. You aren’t required to follow justification and approval procedures, because statutory authorities described at FAR 19.8 state that they are not required.