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02/10/2016 FY16 Late Acquisition and Grants Request Memorandum
01/19/2016 Pro-Tech Satellite Domain Industry Day
12/28/2015 2016 Grants Management Division's Financial Assistance Workshop: Register Here
12/16/2015 FY17 Acquisition Planning Memorandum
07/28/2015 Updated GMD Budget Narrative Guidance is Now Available
07/13/2015 Pro-Tech Industry Day
05/26/2015 FY15 Late Acquisition and Grants Request Memorandum
03/23/2015 2015 Grants Management Division's Financial Assistance Workshop
01/15/2015 NCMA Interview with AGO Director
12/08/2014 FY16 Acquisition Planning Memorandum
06/03/2014 FY14 Late Acquisition and Grants Request Memorandum
02/01/2013 FY14 Acquisition Planning Memorandum
07/03/2012 Conference and Group Travel Policies and Procedure
06/25/2012 All hands Acquisition Stand Down
10/26/2011 Interagency Agreements for Assisted Acquisitions
03/29/2011 All Hands Memo from AGO Director
03/18/2011 "Myth-Busting": Addressing Misconceptions to Improve Communication with Industry During the Acquisition Process
03/07/2011 Mandatory Use of NOAALink Program and Contracts for IT Services and Products
12/06/2010 New Policy on Federal Funding Opportunity Notices
01/21/2009 All Hands Memo from AGO Director

Financial Assistance Cutoff Dates
FY2016
All Financial Assistance Final Plans TUE  02/02/16
All Financial Assistance Actions FRI  07/08/16


Acquisition Cutoff Dates FY2016
Simplified and Commercial Acquisition ≤ $15,000.00 FRI  07/29/16
Simplified and Commercial Acquisition $15,000.01 - $150,000.00 FRI  07/08/16
Order Against Existing Contract
≤  $10,000,000.00
 
     Multiple Award FRI  04/22/16
     Single Award FRI  07/08/16
Order Against Existing Contract  $10,000,000.01 and over  
     Multiple Award FRI  12/11/15
     Single Award FRI  03/04/16
Contract $150,000.01 - $700,000.00 FRI  04/01/16
Contract $700,000.01 - $1,500,000.00 FRI  02/19/16
Contract $1,500,000.01 - $10,000,000.00 FRI  01/22/16
Contract $10,000,000.01 and over TUE  10/20/15
Modification (Administrative/Funding) FRI  07/29/16
Interagency Acquisitions ≤ $10,000,000.00 (direct or assisted) FRI  06/24/16
Interagency Acquisitions > $10,000,000.00 (direct or assisted) FRI  05/27/16
FAAPS TUE  05/31/16

Awareness and compliance with Procurement Administrative Lead Time (PALT) is required.  Commerce Acquisition Manual, Section 1307.1 Appendix C should be considered in the context of the cutoff dates. For any action not identified above, consult the Contracting Officer for the appropriate submission timeframe.

The FAAPS cut-off date is established for pulling the FAAPs data that will be used to determine the planned workload for the next fiscal year.

*The following are examples for an order against an existing contract (multiple award):  
Orders against a GSA Schedule, GWAC (NITAAC), 8(a) STARS II, NASA SEWP, or NOAALink Small Business Track Core Contract (multiple contractors). This would not include an exception to fair opportunity.

**The following is an example for an order against an existing contract (single award):  
Order against NOAA Link SMS Track Core Contract (one contractor).
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