Historically Underutilized Business Zones - HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program

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The Small Business Administration, more commonly known as SBA, is the United States government's leading agency that is primarily responsible for providing support to entrepreneurs and small business enterprises.

The Small Business Administration's efforts are guided by their overall agency mission, which is "to maintain and strengthen the nation's economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters."

The Small Business Administration has established the Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Empowerment Contracting Program wherein they aim to provide federal contracting assistance to eligible small business corporations which are located in underutilized business zones so as to improve their employment opportunities, investments, and their area's economic development.

The Small Business Administration will identify which businesses are eligible to receive HUBZone contracts and will then maintain a list of qualified HUBZone small businesses which federal agencies can then use to locate them.   (continued...)

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