Federal Resources

  • Doing Business with the United States Government (GSA)Getting a government contract can be complex. To prepare, invest time up front to research the competition and understand the processes and strategies used to compete in the federal market. This will help you determine if a government contract is a good fit for your business.
  • Contracting Guide (SBA) – SBA works with federal agencies in order to award 23 percent of prime government contract dollars to eligible small businesses. It also offers counseling and help to small business contractors.
  • Federal Unique Entity ID Registration (SAM.Gov) – If you want to apply for federal awards as a prime awardee, you need a registration. A registration allows you to bid on government contracts and apply for federal assistance. As part of registration, we will assign you a Unique Entity ID.
  • Size Standards (SBA) – Size standards define the largest size a business can be to participate in government contracting programs and compete for contracts reserved or set aside for small businesses. Size standards vary by industry and are generally based on the number of employees or the amount of annual receipts the business has.
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Centers – Your local PTAC is dedicated to helping businesses succeed in public sector marketplaces.¬† Funded, in part, by the US Department of Defense, the PTACs provide no-cost advising on all aspects of selling to the federal, state, and local governments.