Helping Minority Businesses Gain Equity in the Government Market

Helping Minority Businesses Gain Equity in the Government Market

The Biden administration declared September 18 – 24, 2022 Minority Enterprise Development Week. Also announced a 50% increase that would increase the goal for Small Disadvantage business from 10% to 15% by 2025 and result in about $100 billion more in contract awards to minority-owned businesses over a five-year period. Our experience gives us an understanding of the struggle small business owners face. This is exactly why it is our mission to provide resources and solutions that help small business owners avoid pitfalls and win more contracts.

GSA MAS Refresh #14 Impacts Financial Management Solutions

GSA MAS Refresh #14 Impacts Financial Management Solutions

The General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Services (FAS) is releasing a Refresh #14 to Solicitation 47QSMD20R0001. This refresh temporarily closes the Core Financial Management Solutions (Core FS) Subgroup of SIN 518210FM to new offers and modifications, however contractors will have alternative to continue to submit. After the review, the Subgroup will reopen.

GSAAdvantage! Common Catalog Platform Pilot Coming

GSAAdvantage! Common Catalog Platform Pilot Coming

The Common Catalog Platform, or CCP, is a new web-based application developed by GSA to improve vendors’ experience, improve efficiency and address accessibility issues. GSA will release CCP as a pilot to Office Supplies 4th generation (OS4) contractors in 2023. With the updates to the modification process, GSA hopes the catalog becomes an integrated part of the modification process.

What is GSA Ascend BPA?

What is GSA Ascend BPA?

General Services Administration (GSA) is going to simplify cloud acquisitions through the new Ascend Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). This BPA is in addition to GSA cloud offerings in the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) and the Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts...
GSA Opens Path for Startups to Get on GSA Schedule

GSA Opens Path for Startups to Get on GSA Schedule

Young companies with a drive to operate in the federal space can now pursue a GSA Schedule contract. GSA has opened the opportunity for small businesses with less than two years of experience to obtain their Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract. The GSA schedule is the most popular Government-wide contracting vehicle in the public space and Coley has over 20 years’ experience helping companies obtain and maintain their GSA Schedules.

What is TXMAS and the TXMAS Extension?

What is TXMAS and the TXMAS Extension?

TXMAS stands for Texas Multiple Award Schedule and is a program that is used to supplement the Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) term contracts. The TXMAS program uses existing competitively awarded government contracts, primarily the GSA schedule, to service the...
GSA $50B Polaris GWAC Revised Language Released

GSA $50B Polaris GWAC Revised Language Released

A revised Polaris release, a week before solicitation release, was met with great uproar when GSA revised the SBA Mentor-protégé Joint Ventures (JV) requirements. Many small businesses were concerned that the release provided SBA Mentor-protégé Joint Ventures too much...
GSA Plans Release of MAS Refresh #11

GSA Plans Release of MAS Refresh #11

With refresh 10 sent April 1st, it seems GSA has forgotten something, a scheduled refresh 11 is set to be released April 11th.    GSA Solicitation refresh 11 will be created to revise the COVID-19 vaccine mandate…again. The vaccine was mandated by...

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