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003-B: Position Your Small Business to Win Government Contracts

win government contracts
winning government contracts
Veteran-Owned Businesses,
Woman-Owned Businesses,
HUBZones, and more...

A Primer on How to Win Government Contracts

Join me in this straight-forward episode as I discuss some key terms, designations, and eligibility requirements that your small business could meet in order to get preferential consideration in winning government contracts.

All of the links to references mentioned in the show can be found below.  If you have questions or want more information on how you can begin the process of getting verified for these awesome programs check out our resources for black entrepreneurs or email me, Gerald Jones at gerald@buyblackpodcast.com

Tools and Resources

Vets First Verification Programhttps://www.va.gov/osdbu/verification/

The HUBZone Program https://www.sba.gov/contracting/government-contracting-programs/hubzone-program

The HUBZone Map https://maps.certify.sba.gov/hubzone/map#center=39.828200,-98.579500&zoom=5

Small Business Administration Size Standards Table https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/files/Size_Standards_Table.pdf

8(a) Business Development Program https://www.sba.gov/contracting/government-contracting-programs/8a-business-development-program

Woman-Owned Small Business Program https://www.sba.gov/contracting/government-contracting-programs/women-owned-small-businesses

Federal Business Opportunities (Gov’t Contracting Site)https://www.fbo.gov/