SAMHSA Offering $10.4 Million Towards Rural Emergency Medical Services Training

Jan 16, 2024 10:54:04 AM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has called for the recruitment and training of EMS personnel to address issues regarding substance use disorders (SUDs) and co-occurring disorders (COD) substance use and mental disorders in rural communities. Roughly 46 million U.S. citizens live in rural areas and are met with significant health challenges, including “higher rates of chronic disease and suicide, worse maternal health, and limited access to care.” 1

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Johnathon Vogel - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Jan 15, 2024 2:40:21 PM / by USFCR posted in Team


Johnathon Vogel joined US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) in June 2023, enriching our team with his extensive management experience and unique educational background in Bible studies and seminary. Originally from Lebanon, IN, he moved to Florida for family and educational opportunities.

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USFCR Highlights: Expanding Opportunities in US Army Corps' South Atlantic Division

Jan 15, 2024 11:10:43 AM / by USFCR posted in News

The US Army Corps of Engineers has recently announced exciting opportunities in its South Atlantic Division, a development that US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) clients should keenly note. This announcement opens new avenues for businesses in federal contracting, particularly in infrastructure and military support projects.

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Emergency Readiness with VIPR: Equipment and Worker Support

Jan 11, 2024 4:20:57 PM / by USFCR posted in News

In the realm of Forest Service contracting, the Virtual Incident Procurement (VIPR) system stands out as a specialized program distinctively designed to support emergency workers, particularly in wildfire management. Unlike general emergency programs that aid the public during disasters, VIPR equips emergency responders with pre-approved equipment and services, ensuring rapid and effective response capabilities.

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Ben Stuecher - Director of Strategic Operations

Jan 11, 2024 9:55:12 AM / by USFCR posted in Team


Ben Stuecher, originally from Kentucky and raised in Clearwater, Florida, joined US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) as the Director of Strategic Operations in November 2022. His path to USFCR was driven by a desire to engage in a role that offered both diversity and the opportunity for professional growth.

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Understanding NAICS Codes and Small Business Size Standards for Federal Contracting

Jan 9, 2024 1:19:35 PM / by USFCR posted in News

Understanding NAICS codes and small business size standards is a critical step in navigating the government contracting landscape. These elements are not just compliance requirements; they are strategic tools that can significantly enhance your chances of winning government contracts. This blog will guide you through the intricacies of NAICS codes and size standards, showing you how to leverage them for your business's advantage.

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Federal Contracting: Succeed with Teaming & Subcontracting

Dec 27, 2023 9:29:52 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Welcome to the dynamic federal contracting arena, where strategic alliances aren't just beneficial – they're a cornerstone of success. In this blog, we'll unpack the power of teaming and subcontracting, essential tools for navigating this competitive landscape.

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Jacob Cummings - Case Manager

Dec 20, 2023 8:40:47 AM / by USFCR posted in Team


Jacob Cummings, a native of Clearwater, Florida, joined US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) on June 28th, 2022. His journey at USFCR started with a keen interest in unraveling the complexities of federal contracting, a field new to him but ripe for exploration.

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Navigating the 8(a) Landscape: Understanding the Different Certifications and Their Impact

Dec 18, 2023 9:36:43 AM / by USFCR posted in News

The 8(a) Business Development Program, administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is a pivotal pathway for small, disadvantaged businesses to engage in federal contracting. The program has evolved to offer various certifications, each tailored to specific business needs. Here's an updated overview of these certifications and their roles in 2023.

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Mari Crocitto - Grant Research Associate

Dec 13, 2023 1:08:13 PM / by USFCR posted in Team


Mari joined US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) in June 2022, a perfect fit for our culture that values integrity, honesty, and professionalism. Hailing from Florida, she brings a unique blend of skills and personal values that align seamlessly with our mission at USFCR. Mari's dedication to these principles is evident in her approach to every task, ensuring that our clients receive service that is not only proficient but also ethically grounded.

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