The federal government spends billions of dollars on contracts each year, making it the largest buyer of goods and services in the country. Working with the government as a supplier or contractor is a huge opportunity for small businesses, especially since federal agencies are mandated to contract at least 23% to small business owners.
Breaking into the federal or state procurement processes can offer significant potential for your business. Many regulations require governments to promote small businesses when awarding contracts, especially women-, veteran- or minority-owned businesses. You can use these tools to find out if you qualify and how to start competing for federal or state dollars.
You know you're ready for your business to compete for federal contracts, but you don't know how to navigate the red tape involved. These steps break down the various requirements involved in becoming and staying a federal contractor.
Have you heard about federal procurement as an opportunity for your business, but don't understand how to get started? This overview serves as a starting point for small business owners interested in learning more.
Have you heard that federal procurement is an opportunity for your small, women-owned, minority-owned or disabled veteran-owned business, but don't understand the advantages or how to register? This overview serves as a starting point for small business owners interested in learning more.