Heartland Region Office of Small Business Utilization

The Heartland Regional Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU) serves as the Region 6 liaison and advocate for small businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. As an advocate for small business owners, it is the mission of the OSBU to promote increased access to GSA's nationwide procurement opportunities. Please reach out to our Small Business Technical Advisor, Bill Strobel, with any small business concerns.

GSA, like all federal agencies, has socio-economic goals for contracting with small businesses (Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 19 - Small Business Programs). GSA strives to achieve formal goals through the available small business programs detailed in the FAR. The socio-economic categories available are:

OSBU promotes programs and activities for small business owners that provide access to GSA and other federal agencies by:

Additional links:

The shortcut for this page is www.gsa.gov/r6smallbusiness.

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