The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) of 2006, required that the Office of Management and Budget establish a single searchable website, accessible to the public at no cost to access, to include for each Federal award:

  1. the name of the entity receiving the award;
  2. the amount of the award;
  3. information on the award including transaction type, funding agency, etc;
  4. the location of the entity receiving the award;
  5. a unique identifier of the entity receiving the award.

The Small Business Dashboard website SmallBusinessDashboard.gov displays information about federal contracts awarded to Small Businesses and is a subset of the information available on USASpending.gov. The Small Business is further classified into the following categories-

Small Business

  1. Small Disadvantaged Business
  2. Service Disabled Veteran Owned
  3. Women Owned
  4. Certified HUBZone Small Business

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