Free Training and Funding Opportunities for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

May is National Military Appreciation Month. The SBA offers support for veterans as they enter the world of business ownership, including funding programs, training, and federal contracting … [Read more...]

Resources for Woman-Owned Small Businesses

The SBA website has some great resources for women-owned small businesses including:Office of Women’s Business Ownership: business training, counseling, federal contracts, and access to credit and … [Read more...]

What is a Set-Aside Code?

  Under the Small Business Act, federal agencies conduct a variety of procurements that are reserved partially or totally for small business participation. See FAR Part 19 for more … [Read more...]

Women-Owned Small Business Certification

This set-aside program allows contracts to be set-aside exclusively for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) -  but only in certain industries where the SBA has determined that they are … [Read more...]

FY16 Small Business Set-Aside Goals – A Mixed Bag

The federal government’s goal is to set-aside 23% of eligible contracting dollars to all types of small businesses.  They also set specific goals for woman, veteran, disadvantaged and Hub-Zone small … [Read more...]

SBA Offers Simplified Process for WOSB Certification

The SBA’s new Certify.SBA.gov website simplifies the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program application, putting the process completely online, and making it easier to complete. Eventually the … [Read more...]