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The Current Stimulus Plan And How To Find It Edited May 09


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The Current Stimulus Plan And How To Find It Edited May 09

  1. 1. The Current Stimulus Plan & How to Find It Presented by: Michael Elkin, Assistant District Director U.S. Small Business Administration San Francisco District Office
  2. 2. Recovery Act Overview
  3. 3. SBA Role in Bank Financing for Small Businesses
  4. 4. SBA Loan – Eligibility Issues <ul><li>Must be a f or-profit business </li></ul><ul><li>Must qualify as a small business concern </li></ul><ul><li>Must be an eligible type of business </li></ul><ul><li>Must meet personal financial resources test </li></ul><ul><li>Must be at least 51% owned by U.S. Citizens or Legal Permanent Residents </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be on probation or parole </li></ul>
  5. 5. SBA Guaranty Loan Process 1. 2. 4. $$ Applicant Lender/Banker <ul><li>Business Owner applies to Lender </li></ul><ul><li>Lender contacts SBA if lender requests SBA guaranty </li></ul><ul><li>If approved, SBA guarantees lender’s loan </li></ul><ul><li>Lender then can disburse loan to Business Owner </li></ul>3.
  6. 6. ARC Stabilization Loan Program
  7. 7. Surety Bond Guaranty Fund
  8. 8. Government Contracting
  9. 9. 10 Step Program for Success
  10. 10. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Great source for information and links to Fed Gov contracting opportunities </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>SBA currently has 2 contracts-related certification programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8(a) Business Development Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HUBZone certification program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SBA announced formal suspension of SDB program. Now self-certifying. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Obtain a DUNS Number </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your DUNS number is an important identifier used for a multitude of purposes by Fed in procurement. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Register in CCR System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You must be registered in CCR to be awarded a Federal contract. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Codes for your product/service: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Supply Classification Code (FSC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To identify FSCs applicable to your company log onto: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>North American Industry Classification system (NAICS) Code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed information regarding NAICs can be found on the SBA website by clicking onto: </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOps) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the designated government-wide point of entry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>is the exclusive official source for public access to notices of Federal contracting actions over $25,000. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Department of Defense website has links for small business opportunities in Iraq. </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Government is encouraging agencies to utilize environmentally-friendly oriented products and services (Buy Green). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To learn more about the Government’s Buy Green/Comprehensive Procurement Guideline, log onto . </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Be familiar with the following websites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where in Federal Contracting website (quick access to acquisition information) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>MAS/FSS Contracts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The General Services Administration (GSA) manages Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) contracts, also known as Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contracts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many Federal purchases are, in fact, orders on MAS/FSS contracts. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MAS/FSS Contracts are awarded to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>multiple companies supplying comparable products and services at pre-negotiated prices, terms and conditions. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact GSA for information on how to obtain a MAS/FSS contract: </li></ul>
  17. 17. Popular GSA Schedule Categories for Professional Services Federal Initiative GSA Schedule Special Item Numbers Green infrastructure 03FAC Facilities Maintenance and Management 871 200 through 871 210 Energy Management, Water Conservation, and Support Services Rebuilding the nation's bridges, highways, and public infrastructure 871 Professional Engineering Services All Asset management 520 Financial and Business Solutions All Program planning and development, project management, program facilitation, and program evaluation 874 Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services All Media development and web design 541 Advertising & Integrated Marketing Solutions All Acquisition services 874 Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services 874 6 Acquisition Management Support Training programs for new initiatives 69 Training 27 400 Instructor Led Training 27 500 Course Development Information systems 70 Information Technology All
  18. 18. <ul><li>SBA Procurement Center Representatives (PCRs) and Commercial Marketing Representatives (CMRs ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Business Specialists are located at each Federal buying office and can provide assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Directors of Federal Agency Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Federal Technology Center to teach small businesses in the Bay Area how to sell their products or services to the government. </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>The SBA/GC Subcontracting Opportunities Directory lists, by State, large business Federal prime contractors along with the name and telephone number of each firm’s Small Business Liaison Officer </li></ul><ul><li>The SBA’s SUB- Net is a valuable source for obtaining information on subcontracting opportunities </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li> </li></ul>
  21. 21. Federal GSA Stimulus Fund Amount Total Stimulus Funding $5.55 Billion California (Rehabilitation) -US Courthouse, Bakersfield $31.0 Million -Port of Entry, Otay Messa $21.2 Million High Performance Green Building (Full & Partial Modernization) - San Francisco 50 United Nations Plaza $121.1 Million
  22. 22. Federal GSA (cont.) High Performance Green Building (Limited Scope) Amount (in Millions) SF Federal Building $7.43 San Diego Federal Building $5.42 Oakland Federal Building $8.10 Sacrament Courthouse $5.70 Fresno Fed. Bld. & Ct. House $3.65 Los Angeles Edeard R Roybal FB $8.50 Los Angeles 300 North FB $15.00 Sacramento FB $2.20 Menlo Park Science Cente $6.90 Pasadena Richard Chambers Ct. House $0.50 Laguna Niguel Chet Holifield FB $2.70
  23. 23. Federal GSA (cont.) <ul><li>Contact Information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lori Falkenstrom, BUSINESS SPECIALIST </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Room 5-6535 450 Golden Gate Ave, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San Francisco , CA   94102-3434 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone: (415) 522-2700 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fax: (415) 522-2705 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cell: (415) 515-6194 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Department of Interior Investment Amount (in Millions) National Park (Total) $750 -California $97 -Golden Gate $16 BLM projects for CA $36.2 Small Business Specialist for each Agency
  25. 25. Housing and Urban Development <ul><li>Public Housing Capital Fund Program Housing Authorities </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>San Francisco $17.8 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oakland $10.5 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contra Costa $2.8 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Richmond $1.5 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marin $1.4 million </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. CA State Contracting <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  27. 27. Caltrans ARRA apportion to CA Amount (in Billions) For highways, local streets/roads, freight/passenger rail, port infrastructure projects $2.57 Transit projects $1.07 Discretionary programs -High speed and intercity rail $8.00 -Significant surface transportation projects $1.50 -Aviation $1.30 -Amtrak, new starts, transit, ferries $2.20 Caltrans obligations for FY <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Local Municipal <ul><li>Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Municipal Transit Authorities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SF MUNI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SANTA CLARA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BART </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>