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Government Contracting: Federal Long Range Acquisition Forecasts (LRAF) - FY2024

Did you know that federal agencies are required to provide a forecast of expected contract opportunities, including those that small businesses can fulfill?

The Business Opportunity Development Reform Act of 1988 requires federal agencies to compile and make available projections of contracting opportunities that small businesses (including minority, women-owned, HUBZone, veteran-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned) may be able to perform.

These projections, called Long Range Acquisition Forecasts (LRAFs or LRAEs), are previews of potential opportunities before they're officially listed on SAM.gov. This allows small businesses to see what might be coming and plan accordingly.

LRAFs helps agencies plan better and encourages more businesses to compete, benefiting both the government and its partners.

To save you time, Neil and the GovCon Chamber team researched all the 2024 LRAFs and compiled them in a single Master Federal Civilian and Defense Agency List of Long Range Acquisition Forecasts to help you grow your business. 

If you share the following list with teammates and strategic partners, please credit:
"Neil McDonnell & the GovCon Chamber of Commerce".


Agency for International Development (USAID)

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Department of Commerce (DOC)

Department of Education (ED)

Department of Energy (DOE)

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Department of Labor (DOL)

Department of State (DOS)

Department of the Interior (DOI)

Department of Treasury (USDT)

Department of Transportation (DOT)

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

General Services Administration (GSA)

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Social Security Administration (SSA)

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 


Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)

Defense Health Administration (DHA)

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM)

Air National Guard (ANG)


US Air Force (USAF)

US Army

US Navy & United States Marine Corps

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