DOC Funding Over $45 Million for Projects Enhancing Coastal Restoration & Resilience

Sep 13, 2023 9:54:39 AM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

Ecological restoration has been defined as “the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed.” Traditional perspectives and TEK provide insights into hidden or lost ecological diversity and relationships that tribes have had with their environments.

— Jonathan W. Long, et. al; Ecopsychology 1

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Over $10 Million in Grants Offered By USDA for Specialty Crop Programs

Sep 13, 2023 9:54:11 AM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

The U.S. The Department of Agriculture (USDA), through the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), is offering a program to promote rural economic communities and climate-resilient landscapes. It will focus on specialty crop issues on the regional and national levels in the areas of food safety, marketing and promotion, research, investigations on pests and diseases, and crop-specific projects addressing various common issues. No federal cost sharing or matching is required.

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How Federal Contracting Drives the Innovations We Use Daily

Sep 11, 2023 2:23:47 PM / by USFCR posted in News

Picture this: You're navigating through bustling city traffic, your GPS making every turn less stressful. Ever wondered how this indispensable tool, once exclusive to military operations, became your personal guide? The answer lies in federal contracting—a catalyst for innovation that not only shapes our world but also offers a wealth of opportunities for businesses like yours.

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Discover the Most Sought-After Services for Disaster Relief Contracts

Aug 29, 2023 10:34:53 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Do you want to make a meaningful impact while expanding your business? Have you ever considered working on relief contracts? If your business provides specialized services, working with FEMA or the Army Corps of Engineers could be your golden opportunity to not only generate revenue but also help those in desperate need. Let's explore the details and discover what you need to know.

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The History of Federal Contracting: A Story of Innovation and Adaptation

Aug 28, 2023 1:27:10 PM / by USFCR posted in News

The Unseen Engine of Progress: From Muskets to Modernity

Imagine the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, desperately in need of muskets and supplies. Who answered the call? Private businesses, stepping into a new world of federal contracting. This was the humble beginning of a complex and essential part of the U.S. government. The history of federal contracting is not just a series of events; it's a story of innovation and adaptation that teaches us valuable lessons about managing complex projects and achieving success.

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Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Programs, Now Being Funded By The Dept. Of Commerce

Aug 24, 2023 12:25:15 PM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

Marine mammals are important indicator species of ocean health. When they show signs of illness, they may be signaling changes in the marine environment that will be important to human health and the overall health of our ocean ecosystems. Monitoring the health of marine mammals, especially during a UME, can reveal emerging threats, potential impacts of human activities, and the effectiveness of management actions.”   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries (1)   

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USDA Forest Service Offering Over $250 Million to Help Combat Wildfires

Aug 24, 2023 12:05:54 PM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

The number of wildfires occurring in the United States over recent years has led to great destruction of land and properties, and risked the lives of people located in susceptible areas. According to the Congressional Research Service, there was an average of 61,410 wildfires and 7.2 million acres of land burned across the United States from 2013 to 2022. (1)

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Disaster Relief Contracting: Opportunities, Misconceptions, and How to Get Started.

Aug 21, 2023 11:00:00 AM / by USFCR posted in News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is crucial in helping communities recover from natural disasters and emergencies. As a disaster relief contractor, you can make a significant impact by providing essential goods and services during these challenging times. However, many misconceptions about Relief contracting may deter potential contractors.

This blog post will address common misconceptions, explore opportunities, and provide a step-by-step guide to help you secure your first Relief contract.

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The Power of Networking: Your Key to Success in Federal Contracting

Aug 14, 2023 10:59:16 AM / by USFCR posted in News

The Importance of Networking in Federal Contracting

The federal government is the largest buyer in the world, spending billions on goods and services. In this vast marketplace, networking is not just beneficial; it's essential. Building relationships with government officials and other contractors can give businesses a significant advantage in the fierce contract competition. It's more than just a strategy; it's a pathway to success in federal contracting.

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ByteDance Apps and American Contractors: Balancing Freedom and Security

Aug 4, 2023 2:09:24 PM / by USFCR posted in News


In the land of the free, the recent ban on TikTok, a social media app owned by Chinese company ByteDance, has sparked a heated debate among American contractors. The ban, implemented by the U.S. government, extends to all devices used in the performance of a federal contract, including contractor employee-owned devices under a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. But the question remains: Is this a necessary measure for national security, or is it an infringement on our cherished American freedoms?

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