Additional Resources

Registration and Certification Resources

A compilation of the most useful certifications, programs and sites to register with, in order to maximize the number of contracts your business is eligible for.
Dun & Bradstreet D-U-N-S NumberD-U-N-S Request Service
for US Federal Government Contractors and Assistance Awardees
Click Here
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)The standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.Click Here
System for Award Management (SAM)The System for Award Management (SAM) is an official website of the U.S. government.Click Here
Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business UtilizationOfficial Website of the U.S. Department of Veteran AffairsClick Here
SBA 8(a) Business Development programThe federal government's goal is to award at least five percent of all federal contracting dollars to small disadvantaged businesses each year.Click Here
SBA Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) ProgramThe HUBZone program fuels small business growth in historically underutilized business zones with a goal of awarding at least three percent of federal contract dollars to HUBZone-certified companies each year.Click Here
SBA Woman-Owned Small Business ProgramThe federal government's goal is to award at least five percent of all federal contracting dollars to women-owned small businesses each year.Click Here
SBA Veteran-Owned Small BusinessThe federal government's goal is to award at least three percent of all federal contracting dollars to service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses each year.Click Here

Colorado Small Business Resource Partners

Some of the best local resources that are here to help you grow and show you the best ways to do so.
National Contract Management Association The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) is the world's leading resource for professionals in the Contract Management field.Click Here
National Defense Industrial AssociationThe National Defense Industrial Association drives strategic dialogue in national security by identifying key issues and leveraging the knowledge and experience of its military, government, industry, and academic members to address them.Click Here
Office of Economic Development & International TradeThe Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) works with statewide partners to create a positive business climate that encourages dynamic economic development and sustainable job growth.Click Here
Small Business Development Center NetworkThe Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (CSBDC) is dedicated to helping existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado by providing free and confidential consulting and no- or low-cost training programs.Click Here
Minority Business OfficeThe Minority Business Office of Colorado helps minority-, woman- and veteran-owned businesses navigate the complex world of certifications and government contracting.Click Here
Chamber DirectoryThe Colorado Chamber works to improve the business climate for all sizes of business from a statewide, multi-industry perspective.Click Here
Workforce Center DirectoryWorkforce Centers provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers alike.Click Here
Small Business Development Center Connect2DOT ProgramThe program is designed to help small businesses in the transportation industry become more competitive and successful in bidding and contracting with CDOT and other local transportation agencies.Click Here
Manufacturers’ EdgeManufacturer’s Edge is the official representative of the MEP National Network in Colorado.Click Here
Small Manufacturers AdvantEDGE ProgramHelping small manufacturers reduce costs and increase sales.Click Here
City and County of Denver Purchasing DivisionThe Purchasing Division is responsible for acquiring goods related services for agencies of the City and County of Denver. Click Here
Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC Resource NavigatorColorado Springs Chamber & EDC offers comprehensive and confidential support for small businesses that are considering expanding in or relocating to Colorado Springs.Click Here
Small Business Administration’s PageManage your 8(a) program certification and your eligibility documentation for the Women Owned Small Business and All Small Mentor-Protégé programs onlineClick Here

Market Research Links

Federal Procurement Data SystemClick Here
GSA Schedule Sales QueryClick Here
Dynamic Small Business SearchClick Here
FedBizOpps (Federal Business Opportunities)Click Here
FedBidClick Here
FedConnectClick Here
Colorado Vendor Self-Service site (ColoradoVSS)Click Here
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)Click Here
Agency Recurring Procurement ForecastsClick Here