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Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region - Regional Contracting Office (MCINCR-RCO)

Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region - Marine Corps Base Quantico
Small Business
Mission: To serve the small business community and partner with contracting, industry, trade and advocacy organizations to create, foster and utilize small business solutions in support of the MCINCR and tenant commands.

A dynamic advocacy that provides training, advice, guidance, and innovative strategies ensuring quality solutions for Navy and Marine Corps acquisition teams and to maximize opportunities for small businesses.

Vision: That MCINCR will continue to embrace a culture of shared responsibility that recognizes the crucial role small businesses play in advancing the Marine Corps’ warfighting capability and strengthening our nation’s economy.

Small Business Office Events

Market Research Training - March 28, 2017

All small businesses are welcome to attend. Information about the event can be read in their event flyer. 

To view the Market Research and Analysis Training slides, click here.

Small Business Programs/Categories utilized by MCB Quantico

-- Small Business (SB): Located in U.S, organized for profit, including affiliates is independently owned & operated, not dominant in field of operations in which it is bidding on Government contracts, AND meets Small Business Administration (SBA) size standards included in the solicitation. The size standard is based upon the North American Industrial Classification Standard.

(NAICS) assigned to the specific procurement dependent upon product/service purchased.

-- Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB): Small Business, unconditionally owned & controlled by ≥ 1 socially & economically disadvantaged individuals who are of good character & citizens of the U.S., and self-certified.

-- Small Disadvantaged Business 8(a) Certified [8(a)]: Small Business, SBA-certified into the 8(a) Business Development Program for a period of 9 years.

Limited sole source authority without advertising. About SBA

-- Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone): Small Business, owned & controlled 51% or more by ≥ 1 United States citizens, AND SBA-certified as a HUBZone concern (principle office located in an economically-distressed HUBZone area and > 35% of employees live in any designated HUBZone).

Limited sole source authority without advertising. HUBZone information.

-- Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB): Small Business, at least 51% owned by ≥ 1 women, AND management & daily business operations controlled by ≥ 1 women.

-- Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB): Small Business, veteran-owned as defined in 38 USC 101(2), ≥ 51% owned by ≥ 1 veterans, AND management & daily operations controlled by > 1 veterans.

-- Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SD-VOSB): Small Business, veteran-owned, > 51% owned by > 1 service-disabled veteran, AND management & daily business operations controlled by > 1 service disabled veterans OR in the case of a veteran with permanent & severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such a veteran. Disability rating can be 0-100% as defined in 38 USC 101(16) & documented on a DD-214. Limited sole source authority without advertising.

-- Historically Black Colleges & Universities/Minority Institutions HBCU/MI): HBCU is an accredited institution established before 1964 whose principal mission is education of black Americans. MIs are institutions meeting requirements of Higher Education Act of 1965 and Hispanic-serving institutions defined at 20 USC 1059. The Secretary of Education must designate HBCUs/MIs. Here's a list of such institutes.

Subcontracting

Subcontracting -- Any contractor receiving a contract for more than the simplified acquisition threshold must agree in the contract that small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns will have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate in contract performance consistent with its efficient performance. It is further the policy of the United States that its prime contractors establish procedures to ensure the timely payment of amounts due pursuant to the terms of their subcontracts with small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Each solicitation to perform a contract or contract modification, that individually is expected to exceed $650,000 and that has subcontracting possibilities, shall require the apparently successful offeror to submit an acceptable subcontracting plan unless the offeror themselves is a Small Business.

For more subcontracting information click here.

Supporting Organizations

-- Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC). PTAC's are a local resource available at no or nominal cost that can provide assistance to business firms in marketing products and services to the Federal, state and local governments. Centers are located in every state.

-- Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE). A nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and Washington, DC and has 389 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with 10,500 volunteers nationwide. Both working and retired executives and business owners donate time and expertise as business counselors. SCORE was founded in 1964.

-- Chambers of Commerce:

Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce

Prince William Chamber of Commerce

-- University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center (UMWSBDC) is a resource center that provides assistance to the small business community via management training, industrail and demographic research, and confidential one-on-one consulting with a focus on capital access and management planning. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center is a member of the Virginia SBDC Network.

Points of Contact:

Deputy Director for Small Business
United States Marine Corps MCINCR Quantico
(703) 432-4785
SBA (PCR)
(804) 253-8375
USMC Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
Program Manager
Email:  SBIR.admin@usmc.mil