Small Business participation is a BIG deal … these events are evidence of that!
Virtual Events June - August 2021
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***Register at AFDW.SB.Workflow@us.af.mil with the event name in the subject line. Your date and time slot will be emailed to you along with access information once your registration is completed.***
**July 27** Special presentation: Register for a presentation hosted by the Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and learn tips on some various free resources to assist with your search for opportunities with the federal government.
Register here: https://mdptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/14885.
Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program:
· WOSB and EDWOSB certification improvements
· Program benefits
· Program eligibility requirements
· Get certified as a women-owned small business
· WOSB Federal Contracting Program Assistance
Prepare to apply for the Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program: https://beta.certify.sba.gov/prepare/
Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Preparation Checklist
Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Preparation Checklist
These checklists identify the documents that applicants will be required to submit in the application process. The beta.Certify application process is easier when applicants gather these documents before starting the application. Within the checklists, the required documents have been organized by the “cards” that will be filled out for the certification application.
Air Force Small Business
COVID-19 Updates and Resources:
AFDW Small Business Office (DoDACC FA7014)
11th Wing Small Business Office (DoDACC FA7060)
316th Wing Small Business Office (DoDACC FA2860)
Small Business Financing Availability Announcements:
Disaster loans for small businesses impacted by coronavirus: https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/sba-newsroom/press-releases-media-advisories/sba-provide-disaster-assistance-loans-small-businesses-impacted-coronavirus-covid-19
Refundable payroll tax credits for paid leave costs of small and midsize businesses: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/treasury-irs-and-labor-announce-plan-to-implement-coronavirus-related-paid-leave-for-workers-and-tax-credits-for-small-and-midsize-businesses-to-swiftly-recover-the-cost-of-providing-coronavirus
Progress Payment Rates increased to 95 percent: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/policy/policyvault/USA000801-20-DPC.pdf