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. Industry partners interested in any contract opportunities or market research requests please visit:  https://www.usace.army.mil/Business-With-Us/Contracting/. Contractors can provide capability statements directly to: COVIDContracting@usace.army.mil All questions regarding COVID-19 contracting opportunities can be directed to the USACE Directorate of Contracting email using the link on the website listed above. 
  3. Contracting in Disasters: What Companies Can Do To Help - A message from the Contracting Director
  4. 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

If you would like to discuss your capabilities to support District contract opportunities, please complete our Contractor Information Survey, and submit with any additional company information to CEMVR-SB-WEB@usace.army.mil requesting a capabilities briefing.

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

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

Finding Rock Island District Contract Opportunities (Tips for using beta.sam.gov) 

FY20 Procurement Forecast - August 2020

Current IDIQ List - March 2020

Contracts with Small Business Contracting Plans - April 2020

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

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

Teaming and Partnering Opportunities - Updates Upcoming

Small Business Items of Interest/Training

News for Industry:

- Effective June 30, 2020, Woman Owned Small Businesses will require third party or SBA certification. Self-Certification for set asides and sole source contract will no longer be available. For FAQ and up-to-date information, click here: Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program

-  Important Cybersecurity Updates: All DoD contractors and subcontractors will be required to obtain third party certification (minimum of CMMC Level 1) by calendar year end 2020. For more information, click here: CMMC Updates. For assistance and the next steps, work with your state Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC): https://www.aptac-us.org/

- 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

 

Previous Industry Training Links:

- Small Business Subcontracting Plan vs. Participation/Commitment: What's the Difference?

- USACE Marketing 101: The Real Deal for Contractors

- USACE Rock Island Best Practices from Contracting/Small Business 

 

Upcoming Events

 

September 17, 2020Understanding the Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District - Projects, Procurements and Processes Webinar
Time: 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Event Information: This webinar is 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: E-mail CEMVR-SB-WEB@usace.army.mil for webinar login information.

For information on past webinar topics or to request specific content, contact the Small Business Programs Office 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