As a part of Office of Management and Budget, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) was created, among other purposes, to provide Government-wide procurement policies "which shall be followed by Executive agencies. . ." in their procurement activities. In addition, OFPP:
- Oversees the collection, development, and dissemination of procurement data through the Federal Procurement Data System.
- Oversees the Federal Acquisition Institute which is charged with supporting and continuing development of a competent, professional workforce.
- Develops innovative procurement methods and procedures to be tested by selected executive agencies.
- Advises the President and the Congress on matters relating to procurement.