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Government Contracting Resources Page

SBA Contracting Programs and special resources available in North Carolina.


Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is a public record of all permanent rules and regulations published by the executive departments and federal agencies of the U.S. government.

13 CFR 121  Small Business Size Regulations

13 CFR 124 8(A) Business Development/Small Disadvantaged Business Status Determinations

13 CFR 125 Government Contracting Programs (including Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Program)

13 CFR 126 HUBZone Program

13 CFR 127 Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program


SBA Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program (WOSB)

The goal of the SBA Women Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program (WOSB) is to provide greater access to federal contracting opportunities for WOSBs and economically-disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSBs). The Program allows contracting officers to set aside specific contracts for certified WOSBs and EDWOSBs and will help federal agencies achieve the existing statutory goal of five percent of federal contracting dollars being awarded to WOSBs.

WOSB Program requirements are now managed through


Size Standards

General Information - Small Business Size Standards

Table of Small Business Size Standards


Other Contracting Resources

The SBA Federal Contracting Resources For Small Businesses web page contains information and links to System for Award Management (SAM), Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS), FedBizOpps, GSA Schedules, Federal Procurement Data System, and


Government Contracting Field Staff Directory 

AREA III Directory (Includes the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee)

Nationwide Directory Procurement Center Representatives, Commercial Market Representatives, Certificate of Competency Specialists, Size Determination Specialists, and Industrial Specialists-Forestry 


8(a) Business Development Program - 8(a) Business Development program (


SBA HUBZone Program HUBZone program (



For some small businesses, subcontracting to a Prime Vendor is a great way to "get a foot in the door" of government contracting.

Subcontracting -


For Contracting Officials

Government Contracting Documents and Resources


Surety Bonds

Surety Bonds –


OTHER North Carolina Government Contracting Resources

Small Business and Technology Development Center

NC Military Business Center

Carolinas-Virginia MSDC

NC HUB Certification

Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas