2013 sblo training sba mn-r czaia 6-19-13

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2013 sblo training sba mn-r czaia 6-19-13

  1. 1. Subcontracting Program Goals June 20, 2013 Randy Czaia Minnesota District SBA Office
  2. 2. U.S. Small Business Administration • Financial Assistance • Business Counseling and Training • Disaster Recovery • Government Contracting • http://www.sba.gov/ (national) • http://www.sba.gov/mn (local)
  3. 3. SBA District Office and SBA Office of Government Contracting • Minnesota District Office is one of 68 SBA district offices. • SBA Government Contracting is separate with its own internal reporting structure. • Many states (such as Minnesota) do not have any employees from the SBA Office of Government Contracting.
  4. 4. SBA District Office GC Functions • Outreach and training of small businesses and resource partners. • Delivery of the 8(a) Business Development Program. • HUBZone site visits.
  5. 5. SBA Office of Government Contracting • Dwight Johnson is assigned as the PCR/CMR for Minnesota. – PCR: Procurement Center Representative – CMR: Commercial Market Representative • SBA GC Area Office – Size Protest – Certificate of Competency • SBA GC HQ – Negotiate agency small business goals – Status protests – Waivers
  6. 6. Government Prime Contracting • SBA negotiates goals with Federal agencies – 23% Small Business – 5% Small Disadvantaged Business • 8(a) Business Development – 5% Women Owned Small Business – 3% HUBZone Small Business – 3% Service Disabled Small Business
  7. 7. Government Subcontracting • The contracting officer reviews and negotiates subcontracting goals with prime contractors. – Small Business – negotiated – Small Disadvantaged Business • 5% statutory – Women Owned Small Business • 5% statutory – HUBZone Small Business - negotiated – Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business- negotiated – Veteran Owned Small Business - negotiated
  8. 8. Small Business – Size Standards • Based on 2012 North American Industrial Classification system codes –NAICs. • Codes and corresponding size standards at www.sba.gov/size. – Manufacturing and Wholesaling – One year average number of employees. – Service Industries – Three year average revenues. • Self Certification. • Size Regulations are at 13 CFR 121.
  9. 9. Government Use of Size Standards • Used by SBA to determine program eligibility. – Business must be small for NAICs code that best describes the business. • In prime contracting, used by the CO to set-aside or limit competition to businesses that are small for the product/service being procured.
  10. 10. Prime Contractor Use of Size Standards • Supplier must be small for the provided product/service to count towards subcontracting goals. • Prime Contractors send out questionnaires asking suppliers to self- certify if they are small and if they qualify for other sub-categories. • Some Prime Contractors also look at self-certification data in SAM.
  11. 11. Subcategory Qualification • Small Disadvantaged Business • Women Owned Small Business • HUBZone Small Business Concern • Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business • Veteran Owned Small Business
  12. 12. • SDB – Self certification • 8(a) Business Development – Nine Year Business Development program – Applicant must apply to SBA – All 8(a) BD participants are by definition SDB SDB and 8(a) Business Development
  13. 13. • Social Disadvantage – Designated Groups – Non-Designated Groups • Economic Disadvantage • Potential for Success – 8(a) BD only – Two years in business – Possible waiver SDB and 8(a) Business Development Eligibility Criteria
  14. 14. Women Owned Small Business • Women Owned Small Business Concerns may self-certifiy their status. • Under the WOSB Program (set-aside) there are also: – WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program. – Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). • The WOSB Program does not affect subcontracting goals.
  15. 15. • HUBZone SBC must be certified by SBA to count towards subcontracting goals. • The official list of HUBZone certified small business concerns is the DSBS. – (http://dsbs.sba.gov/dsbs/dsp_dsbs.cfm) HUBZone Small Business Concern
  16. 16. HUBZone Program • Place based program. • Designed to increase investment and employment in distressed areas. • Types of Historically Underutilized Business Zones or HUBZones. – Rural counties. – Census tracts. – Exterior boundaries of an Indian reservation. – Redesignated areas. • To find out if a location qualifies, type in address at: www.sba.gov/hubzone.
  17. 17. HUBZone Program Eligibility • Must meet all four requirements. – Principal Office must be in HUBZone. – 35% of employees must reside in HUBZone. – Must be small. – Business must be 51% owned by U.S. Citizens. • SBA certification required. – Including subcontractors. • www.sba.gov/hubzone.
  18. 18. Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) • Self-certification (except for VA contracts). • SBA GC responsible for SDVOSB status protests (except for VA contracts). • Certification required from VA’s CVE to be eligible to: – Compete on VA SDVOSB set-asides. – To be counted on VA subcontracting plan goals.
  19. 19. Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) • Self-certification (except for VA contracts). • SBA GC responsible for SDVOSB status protests (except for VA contracts). • Certification required from VA’s CVE to be eligible to: – Compete on VA VOSB set-asides. – To be counted on VA subcontracting plan goals.
  20. 20. 2014 SADBOC Government Procurement Fair • Annual procurement event sponsored by the Federal Executive Board of Minnesota’s Small and Disadvantaged Business Opportunity Council (SADBOC). • April 30, 2014 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center. • Trade show, Workshops, Match Making. • Recent attendance: 1,000.
  21. 21. Questions? • Minnesota District SBA Office www.sba.gov/mn • Randall Czaia (612) 370-2314 randall.czaia@sba.gov

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