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Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Corporate Partnerships

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VA partners with a number of commercial companies to promote Veteran-owned and other small business concerns in capacity building, past performance evaluation, and related small business activities. Below are some of the following corporate partners.

AT&T

It is the policy of AT&T to promote, increase, and improve the quality of the overall participation of minority, women, and disabled Veteran-owned businesses in our purchases of materials and services.

Maximum opportunity is given to minority, women, and service-disabled Veteran-owned business enterprises to participate as suppliers of materials and services at AT&T. Learn more »

General Dynamics

General Dynamics is committed to establishing mutually beneficial business relationships with small businesses that provide affordable and relevant products and services.

Across the corporation, we share a common goal of providing small businesses with opportunities to join our team. We partner with small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, Veteran-owned small businesses, service-disabled Veteran-owned small businesses, SBA-certified HUBZone small businesses, Native American-owned small businesses, minority-owned companies, and Ability One organizations. Learn more »

Northrop Grumman

At Northrop Grumman, the Socio-Economic Business Program Office acts as the liaison between prospective small disadvantaged businesses interested in working with Northrop Grumman and the company’s procurement organizations. The Office’s efforts designed to increase the number of successful minority and women-owned contractors by providing outreach and mentorship have been recognized nationally. Other small disadvantaged businesses include Historically Black Colleges and Universities, minority institutions, Veterans, service-disabled Veterans, and HUBZones. Learn more »

SAIC

Through its Small Business Development Program, SAIC recognizes the important contributions small businesses make in bringing forward innovation while creating job growth and sustaining our country’s economy. We believe that small businesses, including small disadvantaged, women-owned, Veteran-owned, service-disabled Veteran-owned, HUBZone firms, as well as historically black colleges and universities/minority institutions bring forward agility and expertise to assist SAIC in supporting our customers and their missions. Teaming with small businesses is fundamental to SAIC’s business objectives. By working together with small businesses, we tap the strength of diversity.  Our highly talented employee owners, in conjunction with our small business teammates’ professional staff, bring tremendous and extraordinary depth and breadth of technical expertise to create solutions that help solve complex problems for our Nation. Learn more »

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)

WIPP is a national, nonpartisan public policy organization that educates and advocates on behalf of women-owned businesses. The issues cover a broad range of current legislation and/or policies such as affordable health care, leveling the playing field for women-owned businesses, opening up Federal procurement policies for women-owned businesses, the implementation of well-established Federal law which seeks to encourage women in the marketplace, tax policies, energy, telecom, etc. Learn more »

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