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8(a) Certification Program

A Path to Government Contract Success

Empower Your Business with 8(a) Certification

Drive your business towards success by  getting your 8(a) certification.The  8(a) certification is specifically designed to empower disadvantaged businesses, both socially and economically. This certification, which allows you to access government contracts, is a gateway to a world of benefits that can substantially bolster your business.  However, the journey towards an  8a certification can be complicated as you need to fulfill several 8 (a)requirements in order to achieve this certification.

But 8a certification is more than just a label; it’s a recognition of your business’s potential and it implies commitment to fostering diversity in the marketplace. Particularly aimed at minority-owned businesses, getting this certification can open doors to exclusive government contracts and access to resources that can boost growth.

Meeting 8(a) Certification Requirements: Your First Step to Success

Complying with 8(a) certification requirements can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it alone. Our team of federal advisors and 8(a) certification consultants is here to guide you through every step, making sure your business meets all the necessary criteria with confidence.

We understand the process is complex, with various elements to consider and documents to gather. You also need time, information and management skills. That’s when our experts come into the scene, to help simplify the process for you. Don´t forget that each requirement for your certification is a stepping stone towards the great benefits that 8(a) certification offers. 

As Federal Government Advisors we help you::

  • Understand and comply with the eligibility criteria, 
  • Prepare and gather the required documentation, 
  • Align your business practices with the program’s guidelines,
  • Ensure that your application is thorough, accurate, and positioned for success.

We work closely with you to ensure that every aspect is covered, giving your application the best chance of success.

Your first step toward 8(a) certification is key, and we’re here to provide the guidance you need. 

With our expert assistance, you can confidently move forward, knowing that you’re on the right track to enjoy the world of opportunities that come with 8(a) certification.

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Maximize Your Potential: Applying for 8(a) Certification

Every year the federal government allocates a minimum of 5% of federal contracting funds to small disadvantaged businesses. Some of these federal contracts are restricted to businesses in the 8(a) program, so an 8(a) certification allows your business to compete for these set-aside government contracts. An 8(a) certification is valid for 9 years, during which a business can earn up to $100 million or five times its SBA size limit. 

With the 8 (a) certification you can  position your business at the forefront of government contracting and maximize your potential for growth.

As with other certifications there are some requirements that a business must fulfill to qualify for the the 8(a) program, which among other requirements  include:

  • Being a small business according to the SBA standards. 
  • Not having already participated in the 8(a) program. 
  • Being at least 51 percent owned and controlled by U.S. citizens who are economically and socially disadvantaged. 
  • Being owned by someone whose personal net worth is less $850,000 or less. 
  • Having the owner manage day-to-day operations and also making long-term decisions. 

Having all its principals demonstrate good character. Showing potential for success and being able to perform successfully on government contracts.

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Navigating 8(a) Certification with Expert Assistance

The 8(a) certification is a significant step to your business, and the good news is you don’t have to do it alone. Our dedicated team of federal government advisors is here to provide the expert assistance you need to succeed.

The path to 8(a) certification is filled with challenges. That’s where our federal consultants come in – offering their years of experience and deep knowledge of the process to guide you through every step. 

We work closely with you to ensure that your application reflects the true potential of your business.From understanding the requirements to prepare your application, to aligning your business practices with the program’s guidelines,  our experts are with you at every turn. 

We’re not just consultants; we’re your partners in growth! 

By choosing our expert assistance and guidance, you can embark on  the complex certification journey confidently, knowing that you have a reliable partner by your side every step of the way.

Don’t venture into the complexities of 8(a) certification alone. Partner with our experienced consultants and unlock a journey to growth that’s supported every step of the way.


Betty O'Neal

The FGA team has been invaluable, from helping us w/ applying for designations to forwarding and keeping us on the radar for opportunities that fall into our skill set.
Added bonus is putting us together with other contractors for subbing and partnering possibilities.

Craig BlowWar Room Strategy

Bill was a tremendous help in walking me as a beginner through the process of getting my first contract! I am meeting with him now to build my next campaign which will continue accelerating my business, War Room Strategy, with continued contract acquisition. Federal Government Advisors is a huge benefit! Begin the process and they'll help you too!

B. OlszewskiContractor / Master Carpenter

FGA is like having an outsourced back-office that's always sourcing contracts and giving you a better chance at winning them. It's a drop in the bucket to pay them if it helps me win more contracts, and I do win more with them than without!

Corey Lee

Hardworking team of knowledgeable guys that will give you feed back in good timing and give one on one coaching to get you results with the government.

Aurora Commercial ContractingAurora Commercial Contracting

FGA has been super helpful. We are a new business that just started this year and they worked with us to help us secure our first contact with the government. Their platform is extremely helpful because it consolidates every opportunity in one space and allows you to find the right project for your business.

Robb NelsonXpekt Interactive

These guys have become my go-to for advice on anything involving federal contracts. It can be a little daunting when trying to get involved in this area as a small company while also trying to compete with much, much bigger fish. I wasted so much time researching and waiting on replies.

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