The Small Business Administration has launched a funding competition for nonprofit and private organizations that provideÂ federal procurement training toÂ veteran-owned small businesses and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.
SBA said Thursday theÂ Veteran Federal Procurement Entrepreneurship Training Program willÂ issue up toÂ $500,000 in funds to help organizations administer existingÂ federal procurement entrepreneurship training programs forÂ VOSBs and SDVOSBs.
The program also aims toÂ boost the capacity ofÂ VOSBs and SDVOSBs to vie for and win government contracts.
SBA expects to award a cooperative agreement with a one-year base period and three one-year option periods under the program.
The agency’s office of veterans business development will holdÂ a webinar May 24 to discuss the funding competition with interested parties.