Who Should Use SAM?

SAM is used by anyone interested in the business of the Federal Government, including:

  • Entities (contractors, federal assistance recipients, and other potential award recipients) who need to register to do business with the government, look for opportunities or assistance programs, or report subcontract information;
  • Government contracting and grants officials responsible for activities with contracts, grants, past performance reporting and suspension and debarment activities;
  • Public users searching for government business information.