Small Business First Program Transaction Threshold Requirements

  • My transaction falls under $10,000- $99,999.99

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    Step 2 (A): Obtain 1 quote from a Small Business

                        Find a Small Business from the list of databases below  

                                                                                                          UCLA Small Business List  
      
                                                                                                     Explorer i.o.        Cal eProcure 

                       Not able to obtain quote(s) from a certified small business? Proceed to Step 2 (B)
     

    Step 2 (B): If you are not able to find a Certified Small Business to fulfill your purchase you must complete a SBF Waiver and attach the Waiver to your requisition. View the guidance doc or the video below for     
                       further instructions. 

    SBF Waiver PowerForm 

    SBF Waiver PowerForm Instructional Video 

    SBF Waiver Instruction Document     

    Step 3: Submit requisition* in BruinBuy with the following attached:

                      • 1 Quote                          

                      • Screen print from database showing certification for each SB 

                 * Make sure to address all other applicable transaction requirements prior to submitting requisition.

  • My transaction falls under $100,000- $250,000

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    Step 2 (A): Obtain 2 quotes from a Small Business

                        Find a Small Business from the list of databases below

                                                                                                          UCLA Small Business List  
      
                                                                                                     Explorer i.o.        Cal eProcure 
             
                       Not able to obtain quote(s) from a certified small business? Proceed to Step 2 (B)


    Step 2 (B): If you are not able to find a Certified Small Business to fulfill your purchase you must complete a SBF Waiver and attach the Waiver to your requisition. View the guidance doc or the video below for                         further instructions. 

    SBF Waiver PowerForm 

    SBF Waiver PowerForm Instructional Video 

    SBF Waiver Instruction Document     


    Step 3: Submit requisition* in BruinBuy with the following attached:

                      • 2 Quotes                          

                      • Screen print from database showing certification for each SB 

                 * Make sure to address all other applicable transaction requirements prior to submitting requisition.