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Small Business Toolkit

Small Business Toolkit

Welcome to the Small Business Toolkit! These resources are provided to help small businesses do business with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Resources on this page will help you get started if you are new to federal contracting, get in touch with the appropriate Component Small Business Specialist, or learn about various programs and opportunities for small businesses. The OSDBU is here to support small businesses at each stage of the contracting process.

If you have any questions, please contact OSDBU.

DHS Small Business Resources

Other Resources

The following resources can provide you with additional information about contracting with the Federal Government and are not specific to DHS.

  • Getting Started: This page from the Small Business Administration (SBA) details links to resources, programs, and support for small businesses across the Federal Government.
  • Size Standards: SBA’s Size Standards explain what constitutes a small business, and what criteria must be met for different socioeconomic programs.
  • Apex Accelerators: Formerly known as the Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP), Apex Accelerators help small businesses enter and participate in the supply chain.
Last Updated: 04/25/2024
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