8(a) Business Development Program

April 18, 2022 – 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

8(a) Business Development Program is a business development program created to help small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the American economy and access the federal procurement market.


  • Participants in the 8(a)-business development program can receive sole-source contracts up to $4 million for goods and services and $7 million for manufacturing.
  • The federal government has a goal of awarding 5% of all dollars for federal prime contracts to 8(a) firms.