DD Form 2579 Small Business Coordination Record

DD Form 2579 Small Business Coordination Record

What Is DD Form 2579?

This is a form that was released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on August 1, 2015. The form, often mistakenly referred to as the DA Form 2579 , is a military form used by and within the U.S. Army. As of today, no separate instructions for the form are provided by the DoD.


Q: What is DD Form 2579?
A: DD Form 2579 is the Small Business Coordination Record.

Q: What is the purpose of DD Form 2579?
A: The purpose of DD Form 2579 is to document the efforts made to locate small businesses for a specific procurement.

Q: Who fills out DD Form 2579?
A: The contracting officer or the individual responsible for procurement fills out DD Form 2579.

Q: Is DD Form 2579 required for all procurements?
A: DD Form 2579 is generally required for procurements above the simplified acquisition threshold.

Q: What information is required on DD Form 2579?
A: DD Form 2579 requires information about the size and type of businesses contacted, reasons for not selecting small businesses, and other pertinent information.

Q: What is the importance of DD Form 2579?
A: DD Form 2579 helps ensure that small businesses have the opportunity to participate in government contracts.

Q: Can DD Form 2579 be submitted electronically?
A: Yes, DD Form 2579 can be submitted electronically through the Electronic Data Access system (EDA).

Q: Are there any penalties for not completing DD Form 2579?
A: Failure to complete DD Form 2579 may result in documentation and reporting requirements not being met, leading to potential contract protests or legal issues.

Q: Can I request a copy of DD Form 2579?
A: Yes, you can request a copy of DD Form 2579 from the contracting office.


Form Details:

  • A 2-page document available for download in PDF;
  • The latest version available from the Executive Services Directorate;
  • Editable, printable, and free to use;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

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DD Form 2579 Instructions

Detailed instructions for completing DD Form 2579 can be found in the Oracle Contract Lifecycle Management for Public Sector Implementation Guide). The form's guidelines are contained in the DFARS document 219.201(10)(B). This document will also provide you with helpful links, such as the Product and Service Codes Manual. Below are some general guidelines.

  1. You have to create a DD 2579 document and associate it with a CLM document. Log in with your appropriate credentials and go to the Small Business Coordinator responsibility. Select the "Small Business Coordination Records" link. This will open the "Small Business Coordination Records" page for you. Find existing DD 2579 Forms through "Search." Enter values into the search criteria fields and click "Go." The search results will appear in the area below. Select "Small Business Coordination Record" by clicking on the "Select" button. Now you can choose an action from the "Select Action Values" list.
  2. Provide your information in "Coordination." All fields are mandatory. Click "Apply" if you wish to save your project and return to the Search page if needed. If you wish to proceed, click "Apply" and "Add Details."
  3. The "Control Number" is the unique ID for the form. It is generated automatically. The notifications about your form are sent to the administrator who can initiate the document for approvals, enter proxy signatures, and perform other actions.
  4. The actions on the form are quite straightforward: "Add Contact" opens the "Add Contact" page and allows you to select from the list. Clicking "Apply" saves your work. The "Documents page" is provided to attach other documents to your file. Select a document category, choose "Add New Document" and click "Go." Specify the document details to attach. The "File" button allows you to upload a file from your hard drive and attach it to the "Small Business Coordination Record" document. Click "Apply" in order to attach the document.

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