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|September 29, 2022||New Rules for SBA 8(a), WOSB, SDVOSB, and HUBZone Firms||
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced a proposed rule that would significantly alter ...Read more
|September 2, 2022||Small Businesses Get Record Contracts Worth $154b||
Federal agencies awarded a record $154 billion in small business contracts, but the number of enterprises in that group continues to fall, according to the Small Business Association (SBA).
|July 6, 2022||DBEs and HUBs to Receive Grants from North Carolina||
For certified Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms affected by COVID-19, North Carolina has launched applications for Round 3 of its RETOOLN ...Read more
|January 10, 2022||LGBTBEs set to be added to Travis County and the City of Austin's HUB Program||
LGBT-owned business enterprises (LGBTBEs) are set to be added to the Travis County Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) program.
The City of Austin’s LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission ...Read more
|December 3, 2021||White House Begins Implementing Reforms to Increase SDB Procurement||
The White House released a fact sheet on Thursday detailing five reforms as “the first step towards meeting the President’s goal of ensuring that 15 percent of federal contracts go to SDBs by 2 ...Read more
|October 25, 2021||SDB Participation Promoted by 2 New Pennsylvania Bills||
Pennsylvania legislators have recently introduced two bills aimed at assisting minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses in state contracting, under its Small Diverse Business (SDB) cert....Read more
|October 18, 2021||8(a) Firms No Longer Required by SBA to have a Bona Fide Place of Business|
|September 24, 2021||Black business leaders call for changes to Oakland’s SLBE/LBE program||
Oakland multicultural business leaders have requested that the city address and take action in reforming the disparities in contracting opportunities for Black-, Minority- and Women-owned businesse ...Read more
|August 26, 2021||EPA Creates Diversity Task Force, Will Spend More With DBEs||
Earlier this month, an internal EPA email was obtained by E&E news. In it, Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe told employees of the agency that a “diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (D ...Read more
|July 19, 2021||HUBZone Small Biz Program is Expanding in Illinois|