Many federal contracts that fall under the Simplified Acquisition Threshold are searchable in Contract Opportunities in the Advanced Procurement Portal (APP). In this video clip, USFCR's training team provides some sound advice on how to locate Simplified Acquisition federal contract opportunities. You will also learn when these smaller contracts do not show up in the searchable database.
Do you know the best way to find your target agency? Want to know why some of your past performance is invisible to contracting officers? Learn the answers to four little known facts in this USFCR Academy Live excerpt.
USFCR Academy Live is a social networking group where government contractors lead the show. This program allows people who are winning government contracts to interact with one another, learn the best ways to succeed with government contracts and connect with the world's largest and most trusted third-party registration firm, US Federal Contractor Registration.
Did the Department of Defense actually spend $4,000 on creative movement classes? Find out about that contract and other strange procurements of the U.S. government in the video below.
When and How does FEMA buy from small businesses. FEMA is a special agency. FEMA is what I call a "living agency." FEMA grows and changes with every new disaster. We as a government, as a people, we learn from each disaster. We learn from the mistakes that we've made and we try and move forward and provide better disaster recovery assistance in the future based on learning from prior incidents. FEMA stands for Federal Emergency Management Agency. And they do buy from small businesses.
If you can make your company known to a contracting officer before bidding, you are going to improve your chances of winning government contracts. Reaching out to them through email is an effective way to accomplish this. Get more responses to your B2G emails with the tips in this video.
Capabilities Statements are super important for government contractors. To write a good capability statement is to get your foot in the door with federal purchasing agents and prime contractors. These one page documents show what your business does and how you do it.
War Dogs is based on a true story, but is it actually how government contracting works in real life? Can a small start-up business win big with the government by just using a few tricks?