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Construction and Engineering: Paving the Way for America's Future

Apr 12, 2024 11:59:05 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Construction and Engineering: Building Tomorrow

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USDA Investing Up to $10.5 Million in Projects Supporting Local Food Systems

Apr 4, 2024 1:59:48 PM / by Daniel Cavins posted in News, Hot Grants

The USDA’s Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) presents a significant opportunity for entities involved in supporting local food systems. With $10.5 million in funding available, the USDA expects to support approximately 150 projects that focus on the development, coordination, and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises.

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USDA is Offering $10.5 Million in Funding To Promote and Expand Farmers Markets

Apr 4, 2024 1:59:41 PM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

“When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.”
–Daniel Webster

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), under the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is offering approximately $10.5 million in funds to domestic entities owned, operated and located within the 50 U.S. states and its territories that sell their agricultural products at farmers markets. The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP), compared to the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP), focuses on promoting direct-to-consumer or direct producer-to-institutional activities.  

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Janitorial Services: Essential Services in Federal Contracting

Apr 2, 2024 2:17:16 PM / by USFCR posted in News

Janitorial Services: Sparkling Pathways in Federal Contracting

In today's world, the significance of cleanliness extends beyond appearance, becoming essential to public health and safety. The federal government's commitment to keeping its facilities in top condition highlights an ongoing drive for health and safety. It presents lasting opportunities for janitorial services ready to meet these demanding standards.

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Defense (DoD) and Aerospace: Charting Your Course in National Security

Mar 28, 2024 4:21:06 PM / by USFCR posted in News

In the heart of our nation's defense and aerospace sphere, a robust pillar stands tall, fueled by an impressive allocation exceeding $700 billion annually from the Department of Defense (DoD). This funding isn't just about maintaining the status quo; it's aimed at propelling military capabilities forward.

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Grants

Mar 13, 2024 12:40:00 PM / by Kyleigh Rosado posted in News, Grants

Applying for grants can be a rewarding endeavor for organizations seeking funding for their projects. However, there are pitfalls that many applicants fall into, jeopardizing their chances of success. In this guide, we'll explore five common yet critical, mistakes to avoid when navigating the grant application process. 

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Navigating Insurance Requirements for Success in Federal Contracting

Feb 29, 2024 10:18:23 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Understanding the ins and outs of insurance requirements is a cornerstone of success in federal contracting. The AGAR 452.228-71 and FAR clause 52.228-5 outline the necessity for contractors to hold sufficient insurance coverages, such as Workers' Compensation, Employer's Liability, General Liability, Automobile Liability, and, where applicable, Aircraft Public and Passenger Liability. These requirements protect the contractor and safeguard the federal agency involved.

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Redefining Excellence in Customer Service: Your Journey with USFCR

Feb 28, 2024 2:36:23 PM / by USFCR posted in News

Navigating federal contracting is a complex endeavor. At US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR), we've transformed this journey into a partnership defined by exceptional service, guided by core values that resonate through every interaction. Our mission? Ensure you're delighted with the path to federal contracting success.

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Why Does the Government Opt for Contracts Over Direct Purchases?

Feb 28, 2024 8:48:23 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Have you ever wondered why the U.S. government prefers to purchase goods and services through contracts rather than going for direct purchases? It's more than just procedural red tape. There are solid, strategic reasons behind this preference, which not only streamline government procurement but also open doors for vendors. Let's break down these reasons, highlighting how contract-based procurement is a game-changer for the government and vendors like you.

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Navigating the Future of Federal Contracting and Digital Reputation Management

Feb 23, 2024 11:01:27 AM / by USFCR posted in News

USFCR stands as a beacon for businesses navigating the federal marketplace. With a track record of guiding over 300,000 businesses through the government registration process and securing billions in government contracts, USFCR's commitment to growth, client-centricity, and innovative marketing programs is unparalleled. Their expertise is recognized within federal departments and celebrated in national publications.

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