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Increasing Disadvantaged Small Business Growth through Federal Procurement

Goal leaders

Larry Stubblefield

Acting Associate Administrator

Office of Government Contracting and Business Development (GCBD) (SBA)

To achieve

Support a robust national recovery and a resilient Federal supply chain by leading a government-wide initiative leveraging the federal government’s purchasing power. By September 30, 2023, the SBA will increase federal contracting awards to small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) to 12%, promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility to help more Americans realize their entrepreneurial dreams while growing the U.S. industrial base.