SDVOSB & VOSB SET ASIDES

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The federal government has a lawful prerogative to do business with several classifications of small businesses including Woman-Owned, HUB Zone, 8(a) Program, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, et al. One of the most ambitious programs for federal purchasing is included in Executive Order 13360. The federal government is to benchmark spending with 3% overall awarded to Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB). FCD INC is proud to...

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US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

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The US Department of Agriculture is one of the largest federal agencies and has programs the encompass more than simply agriculture.  It has over 3500 offices across the country, and utilizes some of the most advanced technologies in its work processes. For those interested in working with the USDA, this site has some excellent information to get started. USDA OSBU  

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) has ambitious and lawful goals in all of its purchasing. Whether your firm does facility work or provide certain commodities or services, the DOJ may be a good for you and your company. Check out their site and connect with FCD INC to find a strategy that works for you. Department of Justice: Small Business...

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

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According to the Department of Energy’s Small Business website: “We are committed to increasing the contracting opportunities awarded to small and disadvantaged businesses, establishing goals, promulgating policy, and developing practices and programs to encourage and increase small business participation in departmental procurement opportunities, and guiding small and disadvantaged businesses through the process of contracting with...

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SAM (SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT) ACTIVE

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On August 1st, 2012, the System for Award Management (also known as SAM) went into effect at www.sam.gov. It  is a free web-site which consolidates Federal procurement systems and the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. Currently CCR, FedReg, ORCA and EPLS have been migrated into SAM. Over the coming years, additional system migrations will be completed. SAM will reduce the burden on those seeking to do business with the government....

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