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Small Business Program

The Rock Island District Small Business Program ensures that small businesses have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate in Rock Island District acquisitions through contracts or subcontracts. The District's program provides outreach to inform small businesses on how to do business with us.

The Program also provides advice and assistance to the Rock Island District workforce on all aspects of the Small Business Program. The involvement of small business concerns in our military and civil works programs is vital to the mission of the Army and to the nation’s economic prosperity. Rock Island District is committed to developing small business concerns, providing procurement opportunities, training and counseling businesses for success, and establishing a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Army’s mission.

 

FY18 Small Business Program Achievements
Small Business Entity Goal Achievement
 Small Business 46% 55.12%
 Small Disadvantaged Business 14% 27.32%
 Woman Owned Small Business 6.27% 8.32%
 HUBZone Small Business 9% 11.93%
 Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business 6% 4.71%

Small Business Items of Interest

IMPORTANT!  New requirements for System for Award Management (SAM) new registrants and updates/renewals as of 29 June 2018. Ensure you are in compliance:  https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/answer.do?sysparm_kbid=d2e67885db0d5f00b3257d321f96194b&sysparm_search=kb0013183

 

Defense Cybersecurity Requirements - What Small Businesses Need to Know

 

Upcoming Events

January 15, 2019 - Webinar: Understanding the Rock Island Corps of Engineers - Projects, Procurements and Processes

Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Event Information: This webinar provides industry with basic information on the District's overall mission and historical contracted requirements. Participants will take away information on how to best do business with the District as either a prime contractor or a subcontractor, as well as recommendations and tools for growing their Federal Government business with the Corps of Engineers, and specifically the Rock Island District.

Registration: To register and for log-in information contact Beth White at Elizabeth.M.White@usace.army.mil and reference the webinar RSVP in your subject line.


February 28, 2019
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USACE Rock Island District Industry Day hosted by SAME Rock Island Post
Time: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location: Modern Woodman Park; 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport, IA

Event Information: Join us "on the river" for the first US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District Industry Day, hosted by SAME Rock Island Post and featuring the upper Mississippi Valley districts of the Corps (St Louis and St Paul). The event will provide industry a platform for direct engagement with the Corps as well as educational opportunities to position your company to be successful in Government contracting.

What to expect:

• Interactive panels representing Government and Industry
• Basic and Advanced Educational Tracks focused on all aspects of Government contracting
• Networking with business for subcontracting/partnering opportunities
• Roundtable discussion opportunities with technical experts from the Rock Island district
• Roundtable discussion opportunities with other Corps of Engineer districts 

This event will be valuable to the following industries: A/E, construction (civil and vertical), recreation, environmental, and suppliers that would assist with operations in any of these industries. 

Registration: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA25/W912EK-19-INDUSTRYDAY/listing.html 

 

March 19, 2019 - Webinar: Understanding the Rock Island Corps of Engineers - Projects, Procurements and Processes

Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Event Information: This webinar provides industry with basic information on the District's overall mission and historical contracted requirements. Participants will take away information on how to best do business with the District as either a prime contractor or a subcontractor, as well as recommendations and tools for growing their Federal Government business with the Corps of Engineers, and specifically the Rock Island District.

Registration: To register and for log-in information contact Beth White at Elizabeth.M.White@usace.army.mil and reference the webinar RSVP in your subject line.

 

May 14, 2019 - Webinar: Understanding the Rock Island Corps of Engineers - Projects, Procurements and Processes

Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Event Information: This webinar provides industry with basic information on the District's overall mission and historical contracted requirements. Participants will take away information on how to best do business with the District as either a prime contractor or a subcontractor, as well as recommendations and tools for growing their Federal Government business with the Corps of Engineers, and specifically the Rock Island District.

Registration: To register and for log-in information contact Beth White at Elizabeth.M.White@usace.army.mil and reference the webinar RSVP in your subject line.

 

July 16, 2019 - Webinar: Understanding the Rock Island Corps of Engineers - Projects, Procurements and Processes

Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Event Information: This webinar provides industry with basic information on the District's overall mission and historical contracted requirements. Participants will take away information on how to best do business with the District as either a prime contractor or a subcontractor, as well as recommendations and tools for growing their Federal Government business with the Corps of Engineers, and specifically the Rock Island District.

Registration: To register and for log-in information contact Beth White at Elizabeth.M.White@usace.army.mil and reference the webinar RSVP in your subject line.

Doing Business With Us

Doing Business with the Rock Island District - Basic "How To" Guide

"How To" - Procurements Under $25,000 - Oct. 2018

"How To" - Setting up Automatic Searches - Oct. 2018

FY19 Procurement Forecast - Oct. 2018

Rock Island District's Top 10 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes

Current IDIQ List - Oct. 2018

Contracts with Small Business Contracting Plans - Oct. 2018

Available Partners/Subcontractors - The following list of potential partners/subcontractors is being provided as a courtesy by the Rock Island District which is updated monthly. These companies have done business with the District and/or have actively marketed the District, however the District does not endorse any contractors on the list. These companies can be used to help fulfill subcontracting plan requirements, provide a comprehensive proposal on an agency's procurements or to build your network for Rock Island District or other agency projects. The contractor information is not a complete list of the companies' capabilities. Please contact each company directly for full details. If you would like to be included on the list, and would like to discuss your capabilities, please contact the Deputy, Small Business Programs at cemvr-sb-web@usace.army.mil.

Contact Information

Deputy for Small Business
Rock Island District, Clock Tower Building
P.O. Box 2004
1500 Rock Island Drive
Rock Island, IL  61204-2004
(309) 794-5205
cemvr-sb-web@usace.army.mil