Program overview When an IT consulting need arises, we request offers from the firms on the roster. Firms with a well-qualified candidate may submit an offer to be considered for the engagement. Program goals Elevate competition by increasing participating firms Maintain diversity with respect to size and targeted small business status Expedite the process of soliciting and engaging well-qualified consultants Program details Applications to get on the roster are taken annually in the fall Each firm is required to sign a principal agreement with the legal terms before being added to the roster Firms already on the roster do not have to re-apply unless their contract is expiring Only firms on the roster can compete for program engagements Joining the program is not a guarantee of work Small business inclusion We strive for diversity and inclusion in contracting. We recognize small, minority-owned, and women-owned businesses certified by Central (CERT) Certification program. See how we reduce disparities through contracting.