How to Compete on Government Contracting Set-Aside Opportunities

SBA participating event

The SBA provides several programs to help small businesses win federal contracts.

Participating in these programs helps small businesses:


 Win a fair share of federal contracts

 Partner with established contractors to win contracts

 Get business mentoring and education to learn how federal contracting works

 Qualify for exclusive set-aside and sole-source contracts


Set-aside programs include:


 8(a) Business Development program

 HUBZone program

 Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program

 Service-disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business program


The government works to make sure small businesses get at least 23 percent of all federal contracting dollars. Come learn about the SBA contracting programs that can help you win those dollars.