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Small Business Opportunities

HVF West's commitment to Small Business Development ensures your company will be contacted when sub-contracting opportunities arise for which your company has specified an interest in performing.

Please use the links below to determine your company's North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code(s), your size status relative to your NAICS Code and, if needed, for assistance in procuring your Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code from the Central Contractor Registration site

Headquarters Office Address

6581 East Drexel Road
Tucson, AZ 85756-9216
P: (520) 750-9454
F: (520) 750-9448
E: gsa@hvfwest.com

Small Business Liaisons

Contact: Joseph F. Stead                                       Contact: Michael McCann
Phone: (520) 750-9454                                          Phone: (520) 750-9454
Mobile: (520) 471-4660                                          Mobile: (813) 476-5150 (24/7)
e-mail: joestead@hvfwest.com                               e-mail: mmccann@hvfwest.com

HVF West LLC has provided this information to assist in the determination company's size status. HVF West LLC makes no representations or guarantees as to the accuracy of the following information and/or information your company supplies to government agencies in the final determination of your Business Size status.

If after you have verified your company as a Small Business Entity in one of the categories found below, and received Certification (where necessary), please download and complete the Supplier Size Certification and return it to gsa@hvfwest.com; Download Form

Determination of Small Business and Type

  1. NAICS (North American Industry Classification System): A classification code that representing the primary products and/or services provided by your company. For help in determining the applicable NAICS Code(s) and/or size status for you organization please visit the North American Industry Classification website at: http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/

  2. CCR (Central Contract Registration) Database: Is the principal registration database for the U.S. Federal Government. The Central Contract Registration) Database is used to gather, validate, store and distribute data in support of ordering agency acquisition. For more information, and/or to register, visit their website at: http://www.ccr.gov

  3. Small Business Concern (Self-Certification Program): A for-profit business located in the United States and eligible for assistance from SBA as a small business concern. It must operate primarily within the United States and, together with its affiliates, meet the numerical size standards as defined in the Small Business Size Regulations, 13 CFR 121. http://www.sba.gov/contractingopportunities/officials/size/index.html

  4. Woman-Owned Small Business (Self-Certification Program) A business must meet the following criteria: (a) at least 51percent owned by one or more women; or, in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more women; and (b) Whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more women. http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/gc/index.html

  5. HUBZone Historically Underutilized Business Zone (SBA Certification Required) To qualify as a HUBZone small business concern the firm must be: (a) Small; (b) Located in a "Historically Underutilized Business Zone"; (c) Owned and controlled by one or more U.S. Citizens; and, (d) One that at least 35 percent of its employees reside in a HUBZone. https://eweb1sp.sba.gov/hubzone/internet/index.cfm

  6. Small Disadvantaged Business (SBA Certification Required) A SDB must be at least 51percent owned and controlled by a socially and economically disadvantaged individual or individuals. African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Subcontinent Asian Americans, and Native Americans are presumed to qualify. Other individuals can qualify if they show by a preponderance of evidence that they are disadvantaged. All individuals must have a net worth of less than $750,000, excluding the equity of the business and primary residence. Successful applicants must also meet applicable size standards for small businesses in their industry. http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/sdb/index.html

  7. 8(a) Business (SBA Certification Required) To qualify for the 8(a) Program a firm must: (a) Be a small business, (b) Be unconditionally owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals who are of good character and citizens of the United States; (c) Demonstrate potential for success. Also, the individual's net worth, after excluding the individual's equity in the firm and the equity in the primary residence, may not exceed $250,000. http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/8abd/index.html

  8. American-Indian Owned Business (Self-Certification) Refers to any business owner who is a member of any Indian tribe, band, group, pueblo, or community which is recognized by the Federal Government as eligible for services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in accordance with 25 U.S.C. 1452(c) and any "Native" as defined in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601). That same person must have 51 percent or more ownership in the firm, as well as daily control of the firm’s management decisions. http://www.acq.osd.mil/sadbu/programs/iip/index.htm

  9. Veteran-Owned Small Business (Self-Certification) A small business concern where: (A) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more veterans (as defined at 38 U.S.C. 101(2)) or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more veterans; and (B) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more veterans. According to 38 U.S.C. 101 (2), “veteran” is defined as “a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released there from under conditions other than dishonorable.” Self-Certification http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/ovbd/index.html

  10. Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (Self-Certification) A small business concern where: (A) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans; and (B) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of a veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran. A service-disable veteran means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). From U.S.C. 101 (16), the phrase service connected (in terms of service disabled) means: “with respect to disability or death, that such disability was incurred or aggravated, or that the death resulted from a disability incurred or aggravated, in line of duty in the active military, naval, or air service.” http://www.va.gov/vetbiz/library/faq.htm