Set-Aside Certifications



Women Owned Small Business- A business owned and controlled by a women, the government sets 5% of business aside for this category.

Veteran Owned Small Business- A business owned and controlled by a veteran, the government sets 5% of business aside for this category.

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business- A business owned and controlled by a service disabled veteran, the government sets 3% of business aside for this category.

8a Certification- A business owned and controlled by an economic and socially disadvantaged individual, the government sets 5% of business aside for this category.

HUBZone Certification- A business located in specific urban and rural communities, the government sets 3% of business aside for this category.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise- This set-aside is usually state and or locally awarded through the Department of Transportation.

State Schedules- There are certain states that require not only a GSA schedule contract but a State term schedule to sell to these states. Some of these states are Texas, California and Ohio.