5 Contract agency opportunities for Michael recovery

5 Contract agency opportunities for Michael recovery

Your company can help in Hurricane Michael recovery efforts Following Hurricane Michael’s October 10 landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, the Thomas T. Stafford Disaster Relief & Emergency Assistance Act. requires FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) to contract with businesses like yours, located in the affected area when feasible and practical, to help with recovery efforts. Follow these three steps: Register with the System for Award Management (SAM) Complete the Disaster Response Information Section here indicating you want to be included in the Disaster Response Registry. The Disaster Response Registry is used by FEMA and the U. S. Army Corp of Engineers to establish their list of contractors. You can also contact your local PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center) for assistance and to make sure you are registered in all other important databases, like insurance approved contractors. They will assist you with registering for free. Click here to find your PTAC. Complete FEMA’s Industry Liaison Program Vendor Profile form Submit the form to: industry@fema.dhs.gov and look for Contracting Opportunities on the following sites: Federal Business Opportunities (Fedbizopps) Contract opportunities exceeding $25,000 DHS Advance Acquisition Planning System To monitor the DHS Acquisition Planning Forecast System – contract actions exceeding $150,000. Potential Subcontracting Opportunities with DHS Prime Contractors: Information on large business Prime Contractors who are interested in subcontracting with small, small and disadvantaged, women-owned small, HUBZone-certified, 8(a), veteran-owned small, and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, complete with tips on how to pursue subcontracting opportunities with them. Secure or extend your line of credit, working capital or other financing tools to withstand partial or delayed insurance and federal payments. If you need assistance,...
Benjamin Franklin’ Pros and Cons of Using a Funding Executive

Benjamin Franklin’ Pros and Cons of Using a Funding Executive

Benjamin Franklin is famous for many things, from being one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S. to inventing the lightning rod and being on the US$100 note. Maybe less known, he’s also the inventor of a simple but effective decision-making chart: Pros and Cons chart. He himself used it whenever a clear decision could not be made quickly. Rather than spending a countless amount of time with indecision (as he truly understood that time is valuable), he would create a Pro & Cons chart and whichever side was the longest that was his decision. He is known not to contradict his decision once made, therefore, if it was a great tool for one of the first wealthiest men in America, it surely can apply here. Since my last article “What is a Funding Executive?” I have received many opportunities, but also many inquiries to clarify why a Funding Executive is a viable option. So, I have created a Pro’s and Cons chart, Benjamin Franklin style. Here is a quick recap of what a Funding Executive is: A funding executive is a financing expert who interacts with banks and lending institutions on your behalf. They have an in-depth understanding of all the types of business funding as well as a large pool of financing sources. Contrary to a banker, they do not work with one bank or lending institutions but a multitude. Start a conversation today! Our Funding Executives are here and ready to assist you in achieving your funding objectives, which allows you to focus your valuable time on moving your needle.   Altima Business Solutions has pioneered “Funding...