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. For additional information on this topic CLICK HERE, and to view a presentation on the program, CLICK HERE.
  • 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.
  • GSA Teaming Agreements
    Teaming Agreements are an everyday occurrence in federal government contracting. Contractors typically enter into teaming agreements to formalize their relationship while pursuing a federal contract. If a federal contract is awarded to the lead contractor, the normal expectation is that the parties will then perform the work according to mutually acceptable terms. Click the link below for additional information on this topic.
  • 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. Click the link below for additional information on this topic.

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