OASIS, OASIS Small Business (SB), and OASIS 8(a) are family of Governmentwide multiple award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts that provide flexible and innovative solutions for complex professional services.
An SBA designation for businesses that meet size standards set for each NAICS code. Most manufacturing companies with 500 employees or fewer, and most non-manufacturing businesses with average annual receipts under $7.5 million, will qualify as a small business. See Title 13 Part 121.201 of the Code of Federal Regulations for more information
OASIS Unrestricted is a Full and Open contract
OASIS Small Business is a 100 percent Small Business Set-Aside contract (FAR 19.502) with the ability to do Socio-Economic Set-Asides (FAR 19.8 thru FAR 19.15) at the task order level
OASIS 8(a) were developed to provide the 8(a) community expanded access to the OASIS Best-in-Class contract program while creating more options for federal agencies to meet their 8(a) business development program goals through both competitive 8(a) set-asides and 8(a) directed task order awards.
An SBA program that helps provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities that meet the following eligibility requirements:
Be a small business.
Not already have participated in the 8(a) program.
Be at least 51 percent owned and controlled by U.S. citizens who are economically and socially disadvantaged.
Be owned by someone whose personal net worth is $750,000 or less.
Be owned by someone whose average adjusted gross income for three years is $350,000 or less.
Be owned by someone with $6 million or less in assets.
Have the owner manage day-to-day operations and also make long-term decisions.
Have all its principals demonstrate good character.
Show potential for success and be able to perform successfully on contracts.
See Title 13 Part 124 of the Code of Federal Regulations for more information.
The OASIS contracts:
Provide a single solution for complex requirements
Support multiple technical disciplines and mission spaces
Support commercial and non-commercial acquisition
Support all contract types, including hybrids and cost-reimbursement, at the task order level
Allow ancillary support components, commonly referred to as Other Direct Costs (ODC), at the task order level
Have no program ceiling, a five-year base and one five-year option a benefit to long-term planning for complex program requirements
The core disciplines/scopes of the contracts include:
Through the use of OASIS SB, customer agencies receive small business credit, and it supports competition, even in socioeconomic categories.
Agencies can plan socioeconomic set asides to meet their goals and support 8(a), HUBZone, and SDVOSB.
OASIS facilitates agency management of its SB program and goals through awards in every SB category, including socioeconomics and provides business intelligence on SB performance via dashboards.
Agencies can reserve task orders for exclusive competition among SB categories, including:
HUBZone SB concerns
8(a) business development participants
Service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) concerns
Economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) concerns; and
Women-owned small business (WOSB) concerns eligible under the Women-Owned SB Program.
Long-term governmentwide contracts with commercial firms providing federal, state, and local government buyers access to more than 11 million commercial products and services at volume discount pricing. Also called schedules or federal supply schedules.
Traveler reimbursement is based on the location of the work activities and not the accommodations, unless lodging is not available at the work activity, then the agency may authorize the rate where lodging is obtained.
Unless otherwise specified, the per diem locality is defined as "all locations within, or entirely surrounded by, the corporate limits of the key city, including independent entities located within those boundaries."
Per diem localities with county definitions shall include"all locations within, or entirely surrounded by, the corporate limits of the key city as well as the boundaries of the listed counties, including independent entities located within the boundaries of the key city and the listed counties (unless otherwise listed separately)."
When a military installation or Government - related facility(whether or not specifically named) is located partially within more than one city or county boundary, the applicable per diem rate for the entire installation or facility is the higher of the rates which apply to the cities and / or counties, even though part(s) of such activities may be located outside the defined per diem locality.