About Us

The Small Business Development Consortium (SBDC) is a nonprofit 501(c)6 that consists of a group of motivated, like-minded Small Businesses serving the Federal Government.

 

Currently there are over 70 Small Business members of the SBDC. They range in size from 2 employees to over 350. The services and products they provide is vast, ranging from cloud computing to graphics design to freight transportation and even information assurance.

 

Every small business type is represented in our membership.

 

They are classified as 8(a) Business Development Program, Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZONE), Sevice Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EWOSB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) and Small Business (SB). 

Our Charter

Our purpose is to establish a formal, small business consortium that richly represents our individual and collective capacity to support multiple federal government mission needs.

 

Our Goals and Objectives:

  • Identify and win government contracts

  • Understand fellow small businesses desiring federal government contracts

  • Develop and maintain individual member knowledge base

  • Develop and maintain aggregate member knowledge base

  • Develop and maintain a small business opportunity common operating picture

  • Develop Business Relationships within the Consortium

  • Leverage collective business develop assets to identify and pursue viable opportunities

  • Influence and increase federal government small business procurements

  • Inform federal government customers of the consortium

  • Improve federal government customer understanding and perception of small business capacity

  • Increase federal government customer confidence in small business capabilities

  • Engage with government and elected officials

  • Achieve Consortium critical mass membership

  • Recruit value adding members

  • Retain active members

  • Share small business best practices

  • Improve individual member business operations

  • Improve individual member balance sheets

© 2018 Small Business Development Consortium

Want more information? Contact us!

Antonella O'Brien, SBDC Executive Director