DD Form 2579 Small Business Coordination Record

What Is DD Form 2579?

DD Form 2579, Small Business Coordination Record is a form issued and used by the Department of Defense (DoD). The form - often incorrectly referred to as the DA Form 2579 - was last revised in August 2015.

Download an up-to-date DD Form 2579 fillable version down below or find it on the Executive Services Directorate website.

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When Is a DD Form 2579 Required?

This form is a management instrument that allows to screen proposed acquisitions to make sure that small and disadvantaged businesses have got an equitable opportunity to participate in the proposed acquisition. A subcontracting plan is attached to the application, if required.

Normally, it is the contracting specialist working on a proposed acquisition that initiates the creation of DD 2579. The form is reviewed and signed by any of the following officials: Contracting Officer, Small Business Representative, SBA Procurement Center Representative, Small Business Professional, Small Business Director, and Small Business Specialist.

DD Form 2579 Instructions

Detailed instructions for completing DD Form 2579 can be found online (e.g. 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.

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. The Search region will find the existing DD 2579 forms. Enter values into the search criteria fields and click Go. The search results will appear in the area below. Select the Small Business Coordination Record by clicking on the Select radio-button. Now you can choose an action from the Select action values list.

In the Coordination record provide your information. 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.

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.

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 and choose the Add New Document action and click Go. Specify the document details to attach. The File radio button enables 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. You will return to the Documents page.

SMALL BUSINESS COORDINATION RECORD
(See DFARS PGI 253.219-70 for form completion instructions.)
1. CONTROL NO.
2. PURCHASE REQUEST/
3. TOTAL ESTIMATED
4a. PIID
b. PIID 2
5. SUPPLEMENTARY PIID
REQUISITION NO.
VALUE
(With options)
(Optional)
(If applicable)
6a. CONTRACTING OFFICER NAME
b. DODAAC
c. OFFICE SYMBOL
(Last, First, Middle Initial)
d. EMAIL ADDRESS
e. TELEPHONE NUMBER
(Include Area Code)
7a. ITEM AND/OR SERVICE DESCRIPTION
b. PRODUCT OR SERVICE CODE
c. NAICS CODE
d. SIZE STANDARD
8. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE/DELIVERY DATES
9. PURPOSE OF COORDINATION
(Including options)
(X one)
Initial Coordination
Withdrawal
Change
10. RECOMMENDATION
(X all that apply)
a. SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE
b. SECTION 8(a)
(X one)
(X one)
100%
Partial
%
Competitive
Sole Source
c. HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESS ZONE (HUBZone)
d. SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS
SMALL BUSINESS
(SDVOSB)
(X one)
(X one)
Competitive
Sole Source
Competitive
Sole Source
e. ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED WOMEN-OWNED SMALL
f. WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (WOSB) ELIGIBLE
BUSINESS (EDWOSB) SET-ASIDE
UNDER WOSB PROGRAM SET-ASIDE
g. OTHER SET-ASIDE
(Cite authority, e.g., FAR 26.202-1 or 6.208; or
h. OTHER THAN FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION NOT
DFARS 226.71)
PREVIOUSLY ADDRESSED
i. FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION
j. MULTIPLE AWARD:
Contract
Delivery/Task Order
(Complete block 13)
Reserves
(FAR 19.5) (List type(s) of small business, e.g., WOSB,
HUBZONE PRICE EVALUATION PREFERENCE
SDVOSB)
(Ref. FAR 19.1307)
11a. MARKET RESEARCH/ACQUISITION PLAN
b. SYNOPSIS REQUIRED
(X one)
c. SMALL BUSINESS PROGRESS PAYMENTS
(X one)
Yes
No
(Provide FAR 5.202 exception)
(NOTE: Synopsis not required if <$25,000; see FAR 5.101(a)(1).)
Yes
No
12. CONSOLIDATED OR BUNDLED
(X as applicable)
a. CONSOLIDATED REQUIREMENT
Yes
No
(Attach required documentation per DFARS 207.170.)
b. BUNDLED REQUIREMENT
Yes
No
(Attach required documentation per FAR 7.107 including benefit analysis.)
13. SUBCONTRACTING PLAN REQUIRED
(X one)
Yes
No
DD FORM 2579, AUG 2015
PREVIOUS EDITION IS OBSOLETE.
Adobe Designer 9.0
SMALL BUSINESS COORDINATION RECORD
(See DFARS PGI 253.219-70 for form completion instructions.)
1. CONTROL NO.
2. PURCHASE REQUEST/
3. TOTAL ESTIMATED
4a. PIID
b. PIID 2
5. SUPPLEMENTARY PIID
REQUISITION NO.
VALUE
(With options)
(Optional)
(If applicable)
6a. CONTRACTING OFFICER NAME
b. DODAAC
c. OFFICE SYMBOL
(Last, First, Middle Initial)
d. EMAIL ADDRESS
e. TELEPHONE NUMBER
(Include Area Code)
7a. ITEM AND/OR SERVICE DESCRIPTION
b. PRODUCT OR SERVICE CODE
c. NAICS CODE
d. SIZE STANDARD
8. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE/DELIVERY DATES
9. PURPOSE OF COORDINATION
(Including options)
(X one)
Initial Coordination
Withdrawal
Change
10. RECOMMENDATION
(X all that apply)
a. SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE
b. SECTION 8(a)
(X one)
(X one)
100%
Partial
%
Competitive
Sole Source
c. HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESS ZONE (HUBZone)
d. SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS
SMALL BUSINESS
(SDVOSB)
(X one)
(X one)
Competitive
Sole Source
Competitive
Sole Source
e. ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED WOMEN-OWNED SMALL
f. WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (WOSB) ELIGIBLE
BUSINESS (EDWOSB) SET-ASIDE
UNDER WOSB PROGRAM SET-ASIDE
g. OTHER SET-ASIDE
(Cite authority, e.g., FAR 26.202-1 or 6.208; or
h. OTHER THAN FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION NOT
DFARS 226.71)
PREVIOUSLY ADDRESSED
i. FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION
j. MULTIPLE AWARD:
Contract
Delivery/Task Order
(Complete block 13)
Reserves
(FAR 19.5) (List type(s) of small business, e.g., WOSB,
HUBZONE PRICE EVALUATION PREFERENCE
SDVOSB)
(Ref. FAR 19.1307)
11a. MARKET RESEARCH/ACQUISITION PLAN
b. SYNOPSIS REQUIRED
(X one)
c. SMALL BUSINESS PROGRESS PAYMENTS
(X one)
Yes
No
(Provide FAR 5.202 exception)
(NOTE: Synopsis not required if <$25,000; see FAR 5.101(a)(1).)
Yes
No
12. CONSOLIDATED OR BUNDLED
(X as applicable)
a. CONSOLIDATED REQUIREMENT
Yes
No
(Attach required documentation per DFARS 207.170.)
b. BUNDLED REQUIREMENT
Yes
No
(Attach required documentation per FAR 7.107 including benefit analysis.)
13. SUBCONTRACTING PLAN REQUIRED
(X one)
Yes
No
DD FORM 2579, AUG 2015
PREVIOUS EDITION IS OBSOLETE.
Adobe Designer 9.0
14. ACQUISITION HISTORY
a. IS THIS A NEW REQUIREMENT?
(X one)
Yes
No
(Proceed to Block 15)
(Continue to Blocks a(1) through (10), marking all that apply for the immediately preceding acquisition.)
(1) SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE
(2) SECTION 8(a)
(X one)
(X one)
100%
Partial
%
Competitive
Sole Source
(3) HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESS ZONE (HUBZone)
(4) SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS
SMALL BUSINESS
(SDVOSB)
(X one)
(X one)
Competitive
Sole Source
Competitive
Sole Source
(5) ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED WOMEN-OWNED SMALL
(6) WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (WOSB) ELIGIBLE
BUSINESS (EDWOSB) SET-ASIDE
UNDER WOSB PROGRAM SET-ASIDE
(7) OTHER SET-ASIDE
(Cite authority, e.g., FAR 26.202-1 or 6.208; or
(8) OTHER THAN FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION NOT
DFARS 226.71)
PREVIOUSLY ADDRESSED
(9) FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION
(10) MULTIPLE AWARD:
Contract
Delivery/Task Order
(Complete block 13)
Reserves
(FAR 19.5) (List type(s) of small business, e.g., WOSB,
HUBZONE PRICE EVALUATION PREFERENCE
SDVOSB)
(Ref. FAR 19.1307)
b. PREVIOUSLY CONSOLIDATED OR BUNDLED?
(X one)
(1) CONSOLIDATED
Yes
No
(2) BUNDLED
Yes
No
c. DETAILS OF PREVIOUS AWARD(S)
(List details requested in instructions. Attach additional page(s) if necessary.)
15. CONTRACTING OFFICER
a. NAME
b. EMAIL ADDRESS
(Last, First, Middle Initial)
c. SIGNATURE
d. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
16. SMALL BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL/SMALL BUSINESS DIRECTOR REVIEW
Concur
a. NAME
b. EMAIL ADDRESS
(Last, First, Middle Initial)
Non-concur
e. DATE ACQUISITION PACKAGE PROVIDED
c. SIGNATURE
d. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
TO SBA
(FAR 19.202-1(e)) (YYYYMMDD)
f. SMALL BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL/SMALL BUSINESS DIRECTOR REMARKS
17. SBA PROCUREMENT CENTER REPRESENTATIVE REVIEW
Concur
a. NAME
b. EMAIL ADDRESS
(Last, First, Middle Initial)
Non-concur
c. SIGNATURE
d. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
e. SBA PROCUREMENT CENTER REPRESENTATIVE REMARKS
18. CONTRACTING OFFICER REVIEW
Concur with PCR recommendation
a. SIGNATURE
b. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
Reject PCR recommendation
c. CONTRACTING OFFICER REMARKS
DD FORM 2579 (BACK), AUG 2015

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