About

Doing Business

Our scientific excellence would not be possible without collaboration from more than 2,000 non-government, State, local, and tribal agencies. Establishing and maintaining these essential relationships helps us conduct scientific research and connect with the public on a local basis. Partnerships, acquisitions, contracts, and grants are all important facets of doing business with us.

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Acquisitions

The Office of Acquisition and Grants (OAG) is responsible for the acquisition needs of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The following is contact information for USGS Small Business Specialists. (USGS small business specialists are located in the Headquarters Office of Acquisition and Grants and our Acquisition and Grants Branches.) For more contact information select "Acquistions."

Geospatial Contracts

Contracts and Grants

Learn about contracting with USGS, acquisition forecast, financial assistance, small business programs, public noices, and more. 

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Partners and Cooperators

There are a variety of ways to interact with us and our science. We invite you to explore the following information about partnering with our science programs. Given the increasingly global nature of the world’s natural science problems, we use international partnerships to conduct a variety of science worldwide. Both foreign and domestic organizations help with our global outreach.

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Building Partnerships

There are a variety of ways to interact with us and our science. We invite you to explore the following information about partnering with our science programs.

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