USDA Investing Over $1 Billion in Farmers & Rural Small Businesses Across the US.

Jul 27, 2023 9:29:42 AM / by Cameron Blevins posted in News, Hot Grants

Rural areas across the country are facing issues of aging and declining infrastructure, buildings, and equipment that have widespread consequences for both the economy and the environment. For many farmers and small business owners, energy-inefficient equipment and infrastructure can drastically raise the cost of doing business, placing a further burden on these firms to be financially successful. 

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USDA Accepts Applications for $500M High Blend Fuel Infrastructure Investment

Jul 26, 2023 1:54:11 PM / by Cameron Blevins posted in News, Hot Grants

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has begun accepting new applications for their Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP), designed to expand and “significantly increase” the availability of alternative fuels. This program is a part of the overall national initiative to both solidify America’s energy independence and increase the supply of renewable energy sourced from US agricultural products. 

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NEH to Award $6 Million in Grants To Support Humanities Organizations With Climate Smart Initiatives

Jul 26, 2023 8:15:00 AM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is accepting applications for their Climate Smart Humanities Organizations program, distributing a total of $6,000,000 of funds to humanities organizations needing to improve conservation practices of materials while also being ecologically-efficient. Humanities organizations interested in this opportunity shall contemplate strategies to their daily operations that help reduce their carbon footprint as a result of climate change.

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The Future is Now: Federal Contracting in Rising Sectors

Jul 17, 2023 11:32:25 AM / by USFCR posted in News

The U.S. federal government is the world's largest buyer of goods and services. With federal spending rising in several sectors in 2023, it's the perfect time to explore federal contracting.

In 2022, the total obligations of the federal government reached $6.8 trillion. The Department of Defense led the way with $3.1 trillion, followed by the Department of Health and Human Services at $1.3 trillion, and the Department of Veterans Affairs at $1.1 trillion. The industries that saw the most obligations were professional, scientific, and technical services ($1.2 trillion), construction ($900 billion), and manufacturing ($800 billion).

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Managing America's Legacy: GSA and Federal Real Estate

Jul 3, 2023 10:10:41 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Who upholds America's iconic federal buildings, such as the White House and FBI Headquarters? The GSA is responsible for overseeing 9,600 federal buildings, totaling over 370 million square feet, making them the trusted stewards of some of America's most iconic structures.

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The Potential of 4th Quarter Spending in Federal Contracting

Jul 3, 2023 9:15:00 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Navigating 4th Quarter Federal Spending
Understanding federal spending patterns is a cornerstone of success in federal contracting. The 4th quarter holds particular significance, presenting unique opportunities for informed contractors.

The U.S. federal fiscal year spans from October 1 to September 30. As we approach the year-end, a significant increase in federal spending emerges. This surge opens up a window of lucrative opportunities for federal contractors.

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The True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 26, 2023 10:47:55 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Understanding Memorial Day goes beyond backyard barbecues and the beginning of summer. Let's clear the air and find out what this day truly signifies.

A Day of Honor and Remembrance
At its core, Memorial Day is a tribute to the brave individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. It is about taking a pause from our everyday hustle and bustle to acknowledge the cost of the freedoms we often take for granted.

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What is Federal Contracting? The Simple Guide to Federal Contracting.

May 23, 2023 8:09:27 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Welcome to the world of federal contracting. This vast and diverse sector is where the U.S. government, the world's largest consumer, purchases goods and services from businesses of all sizes. These purchases can range from paperclips to spaceships or specialized consulting and services. 

Though the process may seem intricate, with proper guidance, its potential benefits for your business are well worth exploring.

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Most Common Types of Government Contracts

May 11, 2023 4:58:38 PM / by USFCR posted in News

Navigating the world of government contracting can be a complex and challenging journey, with various contract types available for vendors and suppliers to compete on. Whether you're a small business aiming to secure your first government contract or a large enterprise with years of experience, understanding the different contract types and their advantages and drawbacks is essential.

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10 Game-Changing Tips to Land Your First Federal Contract.

May 10, 2023 1:37:23 PM / by USFCR posted in News

Breaking into the world of federal contracting can be daunting for new businesses, with a complex procurement process and fierce competition. Fear not! This article shares essential tips and links to valuable resources designed to help you secure your first federal contract. From understanding the procurement process to showcasing innovation and building strategic relationships, these tips will set you on the path to success in the lucrative federal marketplace.

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