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 Small Business Reserve (SBR) Program Reporting Toolkit

This toolkit contains valuable information to assist State agencies/departments with the management and compliance of the Small Business Reserve (SBR) Program. (This page is intended for internal state users only. Vendors do not submit these reports.)



FY2024 Small Business Reserve (SBR) Annual Report ​
New Template, Instructions, and Example...coming soon

The SBR Annual Report must be completed and submitted by September ​30, 2024. The Annual Report covers the period from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024.

Please take time to read the SBR Annual Report Instructions and utilize the SBR Annual Report Template. 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​SBR Annual Report Instructions ​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​SBR Annual Report Template​​​​ 

SBR Annual Report Agency Example​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BPW ​Advisory 2005-1 Small Business Reserve Program​​

  ​​​​ ​​Forward completed reports via email to: sbrreports.gosba@maryland.gov

For questions, contact:​

 SBR Compliance Manager​s Lisa Mitchell Sennaar or Tanita Johnson   lisa.sennaar@maryland.gov or tanita.johnson1@maryland.gov


​​​​​​​​​​​​FY2025​ Procurement Forecast

​​​​Due June 30, 2024

This data, which includes all projected purchases of $50,000 and above for the fiscal year. Keep in mind the forecast is provided to the public and serves as an important tool for the small, minority, women, and veteran business community. Please give the proper attention to this mandatory report by following the instructions and ​being thorough with your responses.

Procurement Forecast Instructions

​​​Procurement Forecast Template

Forward completed reports to compliance.gosba@maryland.gov


If you have any questions, you may contact

Lisa Mitchell Sennaar at lisa.sennaar@maryland.gov


​​FY2025​ Socioecono​mic Program Strategic Plan 

​​​​Due June 30, 2024

All participating units shall submit a Strategic Plan to GOSBA each fiscal year. This mandatory report is submitted as a Google Form in a consolidated format with distinct MBE, SBR, and VSBE sections. The form uses logic to navigate you through the process. For those agencies that participate in all three programs, a PDF version of the form is provided below so you can coordinate your answers across multiple contributors.

Each agency should only submit one strategic plan. 

Consolidated Strategic Plan FY2025 Google Form Link

Consolidated Strategic Plan FY2025 PDF

   Please remember to answer questions thoroughly and in as much detail as possible.    ​

For questions, contact:

Karen Reyes 



FY2024 Small Business Reserve (SBR) 3rd Quarter Report
  is due ​​April 30, 2024

​​Starting FY2024, SBR Quarterly Reports are MANDATORY and are due no later than 30 days following the quarter being reported. SBR Quarterly Reports are cumulative and should contain data from the start of the fiscal year.  Please take time to read the FY2024 SBR Quarterly Report Instructions and utilize the FY2024 SBR Quarterly Report Template. Do not use templates from previous years. Quarterly Reports do not require a signature at this time.

 SBR Quarterly Report Instructions 

 ​ ​SBR Quarterly Report Template​

BPW Advisory 2005-1 Small Business Reserve Program​

GAD List​

  ​​Forward completed reports via email to: sbrreports.gosba@maryland.gov

For questions, contact: 

SBR Compliance Manager​s Lisa Mitchell Sennaar or Tanita Johnson 

 lisa.sennaar@maryland.gov or tanita.johnson1@maryland.gov


A working knowledge of EXCEL is required to prepare the ​MBE and SBR reports. If you are not familiar with this software application, click here to access Microsoft training resources or visit The HUB, Maryland's Learning Management System (LMS), to access a catalog of training classes available to State employees. 


To assist agencies using Statewide FMIS,​ the ANSWERS database allows certain FMIS standard reports to be downloaded electronically. DoIT has just launched an updated and enhanced version of ANSWERS. You may need new logins and passwords. Read about the changes: NEW ANSWERS Announcement

ANSWERS database for Statewide FMIS users
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Crownsville, MD 21032




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