Alphabet Soup: C is for… Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG)

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines, promotes the use of recovered materials. Procuring agencies are required to purchase the products with the highest recovered … [Read more...]

Marketing Mondays: Doing Business With…the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)

Every federal agency has its own Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization Office (OSDBU or OSBU) that supports small businesses, proving information on contracting opportunities and … [Read more...]

The HUBZone Program

This program’s goal is to help small businesses located in an “Historically Underutilized Business Zone” (HubZone). Unlike other socio-economic programs, such as those for Women or Veteran-Owned … [Read more...]

Alphabet Soup: B is For… Basis of Award

  BAA Broad Agency Announcement.  A notice that requests scientific or research proposals from private firms. The proposals submitted may lead to contracts. BEES Building for … [Read more...]

Doing Business With… the US Coast Guard

The US Coast Guard Contracting Office posts upcoming requirements here.  Requirements over $250,000 are posted early in the contracting process, before solicitations appear on FedBizOpps (FBO). The … [Read more...]

Doing Business With….the Department of the Interior (DOI)

Every federal agency has a Department of Small Business Utilization (OSBU/OSDBU), tasked with helping small businesses connect with opportunities in their specific department. At the Department of … [Read more...]