US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District Website

COVID-19 Information for Contractors

  1. If you are a current contractor for a USACE Rock Island District contract and COVID-19 is affecting your operations or if you have questions about effects on contract performance, please contact your contracting officer.
  2. USACE Rock Island Information for Prospective Contractors-COVID19
  3. Contracting in Disasters: What Companies Can Do To Help - A message from the Contracting Director
  4. USACE COVID-19 Market Research Request
  5. Small Business Administration Resources for COVID-19: https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19

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.

 

FY19 Small Business Program Achievements
Small Business Entity Goal Achievement
 Small Business 30% 27.80%
 Small Disadvantaged Business 11% 17.91%
 Woman Owned Small Business 2% 6.47%
 HUBZone Small Business 4% 8.56%
 Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business 3% 2.82%

Doing Business With Us

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

"How To" - Procurements Under $25,000 - October 2018

Basic Tips for beta.sam.gov - December 2019

FY20 Procurement Forecast - January 2020

Current IDIQ List - March 2020

Contracts with Small Business Contracting Plans - October 2019

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

FY19 Small Purchase Examples $10K-$250K - November 2019

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.

Small Business Items of Interest

News for Industry:

- FBO.gov has transitioned to beta.SAM.gov. For more information check out the FBO Transitioning Fact Sheet.

 

- By December 2020, the DUNS number will no longer be the unique identifier for doing business with the Government.  GSA has posted a timeline for transition, and what you need to know as a business here: Unique Entity Identifier Update

 

Upcoming Events

 

March 12, 2020 - Webinar - Participation and Small Business Subcontracting Plans: What’s the Difference?
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Event Information: The goal of this webinar is to promote a better understanding of the differences between small business participation proposals and small business subcontracting plans. The session will focus on the distinction between the two, when they are required and what contractors need to know for proposals. This session will also briefly touch on the subcontracting requirements that small businesses are subject to.
Registration: https://usace.webex.com/usace/j.php?RGID=r523e78b29ee46438f0a979d5e0a65519

 

April 9, 2020Webinar: Understanding the Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District - Projects, Procurements and Processes
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Event Information: This webinar will be offered on multiple dates and provides registered participants 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 receive log-in information please send an e-mail request to the Small Business Programs Office at CEMVR-SB-WEB@usace.army.mil. Please reference "Webinar RSVP" in the subject line.

June 11, 2020 - Webinar - USACE Rock Island Proposal Tips/Best Practices from Contracting

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Event Information: This webinar, hosted by the Small Business Programs Office and the Contracting Division, will provide contractors with general proposal tips and best practices/lessons learned to assist potential contractors. Attendees will receive first hand information from contract specialists and ideally have some takeaways to improve their submittals and better understand the needs of the contracting office overall.
Registration: https://usace.webex.com/usace/j.php?RGID=r7fd901e20177a8d0bc548cafacf67455

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