Government Contracting

The federal government is the world’s largest purchaser of goods and services. To ensure South Carolina small businesses gain their share of these contracts, SC SBDC government contracting consultants help small businesses become a prime or subcontractor not only at the federal level, but also for contracts awarded by the state of South Carolina as well as its counties, cities and special districts. If you are a small business owner interested in securing government contracts but are intimidated by the process, contact an SC SBDC procurement specialist for no-cost assistance with everything from marketing your business to the government, to preparing proposals, assembling required documentation and obtaining certifications. SC SBDC contracting specialists support small businesses by helping them successfully navigate every stage of the bidding process and exceed performance expectations after they win the contract. Our team can help:

  • Determine your business's suitability for government contracting

  • Understand and navigate the language and basics of government contracting

  • Secure required federal, state, or local government registrations

  • Assist in applying for small business programs

  • Research procurement forecasts and histories

  • Connect your business with government buyers and contractors

  • Identify potential proposal and bid opportunities

  • Customize profile on bid match services

  • Review solicitations, proposal documents, and make recommendations

  • Assist with contract requirements and audits

  • Assist with post-award contract administration requirements