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Acquisition and Material Management Division

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The Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) Acquisition & Material Management Division is structured into two branches (Contracts and Small Purchase).

Contracts Branch

The Contracts Branch is responsible for soliciting and awarding AOC procurements and agreements exceeding $100,000.

Small Purchase Branch

The Small Purchase Branch awards AOC procurements of $100,000 or less.

Need Assistance?

For information about doing business with the AOC, contact AOCprocurement@aoc.gov or visit aoc.gov/procurement. For small businesses interested in doing business with the AOC please contact smallbusiness@aoc.gov.