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The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 directed the Small Business Administration (SBA) to create a Governmentwide certification program for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses. Effective January 1, 2023, SBA assumed responsibility for certifying Veteran-Owned small firms. If you have questions, please contact SBA at You can also call 800-862-8088, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST to speak to an SBA representative about the Veteran certification program or visit Veteran Small Business Certification.(

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Request for Proposal - 101

Date: March 6, 2024

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (ET)

Presentation: 24.03.06 Request for Proposal - 101.pdf

Are you struggling to respond to a Request for Proposal (RFP)? Don't worry! Join us for an informative session with Gina Potts, Principal Consultant at the Government Procurement Resource Group, and learn how to respond to each RFP section effectively. You will also understand the significance of proposal writing guidelines and factors to consider when determining if your business should respond. Remember, RFPs are used in negotiated acquisitions to communicate government requirements to prospective contractors and solicit proposals, and you want to take advantage of these opportunities. Register now and take the first step toward winning government contracts! 

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