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Resources for Small Businesses

  • Government Contracting Classroom

    These free online courses can help you understand the basics about contracting with government agencies.

  • Size Protests

    Find out who can make a size protest and what the rules are for appeals.

  • Certificates of Competency

    This program allows a small business to appeal a contracting officer's determination that it is unable to fulfill the requirements of a specific government contract.

  • Procurement Center Representatives

    SBA’s Procurement Center Representatives (PCRs) assist small businesses in obtaining federal contracts through six Area Offices across the US and its territories. See our map to find a PCR in your...

  • PCR Directory

    This directory features contact information for Government Contracting Field Staff Procurement Center Representatives.

  • Commercial Market Representatives

    Commercial Market Representatives are government contracting staff at the SBA stationed in area offices.

  • CMR Directory

    This directory features contact information for Government Contracting Field Staff Commercial Market Representatives.

  • Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse

    Learn how you may report fraud, waste, mismanagement or misconduct involving SBA programs or employees.

  • Determining Business Size

    One of the first steps in becoming a government contractor is to accurately determine if you can qualify as a small business under SBA size standards.

  • Bundling/Consolidation Hotline

    Use this form to alert SBA of Federal agency bundling or consolidation practices that keep a small business from successfully competing for a contract.

  • Natural Resources Assistance Program

    The federal government sells large quantities of natural resources and surplus real and personal property authorized for sale in accordance with public law.