U.S. Federal Government contracts represent a tremendous sales opportunity for small businesses as the government is the world's largest customer, awarding billions of dollars of contracts for products and services annually. Additionally, the Federal government has specified annual prime contracting goals for designated small businesses. The current, government-wide procurement goal stipulates that at least 5% of all federal government contracting dollars should be awarded to women-owned small businesses. Learn how certifications can assist with securing contracts.
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The Women's Business Centers of Charlotte and North Carolina are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and are members of the Association of Women's Business Centers. The Women's Business Center of Charlotte is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the City of Charlotte.