8(a) Stars III

UVS is an SBA 8(a) certified small business with a valid designation through July 2030.

The SBA 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program that permits agencies to directly procure services and products from those small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) that are certified under the SBA program. The regulations governing the 8(a) BD program are located in Title 13 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Subpart A, and Section 124. (13 CFR ยง 124)

Benefits of Procuring through the 8(a) Program

  • 8(a) Sole Source
  • Reduced Decision Cycle
  • Streamlined Acquisition Process
  • Prices Reflect the Best Value
  • Small Business Credits
  • Simplified Acquisition