Certifications

wOMEN-oWNED SMALL BUSINESS CERTIFICATION

Updates to the WOSB and EDWOSB eligible NAICS Code listings are now available.  

SMALL-DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS CERTIFICATION

Since October 2008, small businesses can self-represent their status as a small disadvantaged business (SDB). You do not have to submit an application to SBA for SDB status.

To self-represent as an SDB, register your business in the System for Award Management. However, you and your firm must still understand the SBA eligibility criteria for SDBs.

8(a) business development program

Learn how SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program helps small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace.

HUBZONE PROGRAM

The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS

The Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-50Download Adobe Reader to read this link content) established an annual government-wide goal of not less than 3% of the total value of all prime contract and subcontract awards for participation by small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans.

 

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