In the federal marketplace, there are loads of opportunities across every industry imaginable. You don’t know what you’ll just find or what you will even be working on. That’s because there are plenty of businesses who will jump on opportunities that are outside of their own industries. From an outside perspective, this may sound impractical or even impossible, but it’s more common than one would think. One recent example of a business finding success in the federal marketplace by reaching out of their normal spectrum of work is Near Me, L.L.C.
"What is a small business?"
Depending on who you ask, the answer will vary.
However, if you're looking for the answer that can actually help you make a lot of money and grow your business, then you're going to want Uncle Sam's opinion.
March 8, 2019 marks the 109th annual observance of International Women’s Day (IWD). On top of that, March is also recognized in the U.S. as Women’s History Month. So in the spirit of IWD and Women's History Month, let's talk about the various certifications and resources that are exclusively available for female entrepreneurs. Mainly, we'll be talking about the Woman-Owned Business Certification and the Woman-Owned Small Business Set-Aside.
As a government contractor (or prospective one), you’ve probably seen the term “economically
disadvantaged” pop-up here and there. Mainly, you’re going to see it when it pertains to 8(a) Business Development Program and the Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) set-aside. Both of these programs, if you are qualified, can provide you a wide array of opportunities in the federal marketplace.
So in this blog post, we’re going to cover what it means to economically disadvantaged as well as socially disadvantaged
Let’s get to it.
Five-Year Federal Contract
Verified Vendor Nonprofit Empowerment Group (DUNS #166931803) as prime, won their first federal contract on February 27, 2018. This five-year IDIQ contract through Naval Sea Systems Command, set-aside for a Woman Owned Small Business, is valued at $57,600. The company will provide all labor, supervision, equipment and materials for supervisory writing courses to Command University, a tenant of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington.
Contributed By US Federal Contractor Registration Federal Bid Trainer John Wayne II
Here’s what I know to be true – if you want to improve your chances of winning a government contract, then take advantage of all relevant and applicable classifications that you can. Native America? Than aim to be classified as a Native American-owned business. A woman with more than 51% ownership of a small business? Then aim to be classified as a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB). Veteran? Than aim to be clas
US Federal Contractor Registration client Dump It Services, LLC received in November a $480 contract from the U.S. Forestry Service to provide 16 tons of FLBC for the Francis Marion National Forest. The company hauled the FLBC – which is a type of rock – to rural roads in the National Forest, which is prepping additional roads for FLBC deliveries.
The Grounds Guys of Mt. Lebanon, a woman-owned small business servicing Pittsburgh and the surrounding area, announced this week that it received a contract worth $116,226 from the U.S. Army Engineer District, Pittsburgh.