Federal Small Business Contracting Goals

Since 1988, the federal government has maintained annual goals for small and small “disadvantaged” business participation in federal contracting. Today, there are five government-wide statutory small business contracting goals set by Congress: Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, Women-Owned Small Businesses, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, and HUB (Historically Underutilized Business) Zone Small Businesses. According to the SBA, the federal government reached or exceeded three of five contracting goals in FY2021. To read more, click here.