Before the government buys anything, there is usually a build up process to that need. This allows the government to plan their acquisitions. Planning isn’t just to create a laundry list of things that need to be done. It's to also provide the biggest opportunity to small businesses.
With beginnings in 1979, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has become the go-to source for federal disaster relief. FEMA recognizes the importance of private-sector partnerships to restore communities after disasters and that is where federal contracts come into play. With a little guidance, businesses can provide assistance and win federal contracts.
USFCR Academy, the training branch of US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR), the world’s largest government registration firm, has worked with over 100,000 businesses over ten years on their journey into government contracting.
Some contracts with the federal government may be complex in the scope of work and may require interested vendors to partner with another company to perform the work to the government’s specifications.
For almost two decades, contracting officers, government contractors and those interested in pursuing government contracts have relied on the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) to collect and interpret the information needed to succeed in the federal marketplace. Now that resource is being replaced.
Join us on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM ET for a free, live USFCR Academy webinar on Technical Proposals. Sign up here and learn more about technical proposals in this blog post.
On Wednesday May 6, 2020 at 2:00 ET, US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) Academy will host a live webinar on the signature page vs. the standard form. Sign up here and get a head start with this blog post.
On Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 11:00 am ET USFCR Academy will host a live webinar about the Simplified Acquisition Program. Sign up for the webinar and learn more about simplified acquisition procedures in this blog post.
On this episode of The Government Buys... a Podcast, host David Rockwell and Senior Registration and Contracting Specialist, Justin Jones, discuss the most recent changes to the simplified acquisition procedures as of mid-April 2020. How can your small business provide relief and assistance during this national emergency? Are you prepared for the potential economic downturn after the initial crisis is over?
Once a vendor identifies a solicitation that meets the capabilities of their company, they can begin to format their prepared response in the form of a proposal. If you are having trouble getting started on your proposal, sign up for this week's webinar on 4/22 @ 2:00 PM ET.
On this special edition of The Government Buys... a Podcast, we analyze the U.S. Government's immediate response with federal contracts to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) form government solicitations and contracts. As a result, the sections are mostly written for the government officials who are building the contracts. However, businesses shouldn't dismiss the FAR either. Not only do they relate to compliance, but also they can give you a serious advantage in government contracting.
On this episode of The Government Buys... a Podcast, we highlight how the right training can take a business from SAM Registration to their dream contract. Listen to the story of service-disabled veteran and business-owner Craig Williams.
On this week of USFCR Academy Live, we're covering FAR Part 52. This section includes the Buy American Act. You can sign up to attend on our webinar page and learn more about the Buy American Act in this blog post.
On Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM ET, US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) will be hosting a webinar titled, "The Advantage of Being a Woman-Owned Business in Government Contracting."
Sign up for the free webinar here, and read up about set-asides in this blog post.
On this week's episode of USFCR Academy Live, we're covering subcontracting. Join us on Wednesday 2/26 at 2 PM ET by signing up on our webinar page.
On this week's episode of USFCR Academy Live, we're covering subcontracting. Catch the latest episode every Wednesday at 2 pm ET on Facebook.
The System for Award Management, commonly referred to as "SAM," was implemented in July 2012. SAM is an online system that helps both government and non-government entities manage their federal awards.
Catch the newest episode of USFCR Academy Live every Wednesday at 2 PM ET on Facebook.
This month on USFCR Academy Live, we are covering the basics of understanding the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). FAR is a set of regulations issued to make a standard set of processes for government acquisitions.
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