Teaming and Partnering

  • All Small Mentor Protégé Agreements
    The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently established a Mentor Protégé program for all small businesses. This program is designed to assist small protégé firms in competing for federal contracts by receiving technical assistance and additional capacity from the mentor firm.
  • 8(a) Mentor Protégé and Joint Venture Agreements
    A small business can enter into a mentor-protégé arrangement with a more experienced business, to pursue procurement opportunities as a joint venture. Mentor-protégé programs are designed to encourage more-established businesses to provide developmental assistance to small businesses to enhance their capabilities in performing federal procurement contracts.
  • Department of Defense (DOD) Mentor Protégé Agreement 
    Since 1991, the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) has offered substantial assistance to small disadvantaged businesses. Helping them to expand the overall base of their marketplace participation has produced more jobs and increased national income.

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