Washington PTAC May Newsletter

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8 May 2023

PTAC, Government Contracting, APEX Accelerators

Washington PTAC's May newsletter is here!

Here are some highlights:

  • The SBA’s Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Map is changing July 1. Preview the new map here and contact your PTAC about questions related to future eligibility in this program. Also, check out these HUBzone workshops coming up May 17 for existing certified firms and July 20 for those interested in applying to access the $14 billion in HUBZone contracts each year.
  • Some federal contractors and subcontractors must certify annually they are in compliance with Affirmative Action Programs. Click here to learn more. The site features the jurisdictional thresholds and a link to a webinar about the new portal to complete the certification by July 29, 2023. 
  • Department of Defense SBIR/STTR 23.2 Topic Release is Available now. The Small Business Innovation Research program provides R&D funding to innovators solving our world’s toughest challenges. To find topics and to download the BAA: Visit the DoD SBIR Website. To learn more about SBIR attend this class on May 19

Participating agencies include

    Department of Army (Army)
    Department of Navy (Navy
    Defense Health Agency (DHA) 
    Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
    Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)    
    Office of Secretary of Defense – Quantum Science (OSD – Quantum Science)  
    United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

Bid Opportunities

 Contracting opportunities - Find Federal, State and Local government Contracting Opportunities 

Subcontracting Opportunites

Subcontracting opportunities - Find sub bid requests from prime contractors such as Pease & Sons, Kiewit, MidMountain Contractors, Granite Construction Company and more


 Govology classes, live and on demand, are Free for Washington PTAC clients – contact your PTAC counselor for access. Click here for the list of Govology this month’s live classes.     

Recorded webinars available.