Today In Washington
February 20, 2018
Source: Mark Lee - Director, Government Relations
President’s Day Recess – Congress is out of session for the week, and will to Washington on Monday, February 26.
GSA Small Business Awards – Last week, the General Services Administration (GSA) announced the 81 awardees for the Alliant 2 Small Business (A2SB) acquisition program for custom IT services across all federal agencies. GSA has designated A2SB as best-in-class for government-wide acquisition contracts (GWAC), and is worth $15 billion over 10 years. A2SB is a successor to the Alliant Small Business (Alliant SB) --- a 10-year program worth $6.8 billion --- which is scheduled to expire in April 2019. You can find the announcement with a link to the awardees here.
June 18, 2018
Bank of America Invests $200,000 in Carolina Small Business Development Fund
nk of America commits $200K to Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF) to help expand access to capital to underrepresented veteran-owned small businesses in the Carolinas.
June 18, 2018
Introducing...the Tapestry Project
On June 19th, AEO announced the launch of the Tapestry Project, an initiative that seeks to accentuate and accelerate Black business development so that existing businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs reach their full potential.