Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization
VA Mission Statement
From the Secretary: our Mission Statement, Women’s History Month.
Women's History Month
The Department of Veterans Affairs celebrates Women's History Month. Hosted by the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) a day celebrating and enabling the success of Women Veteran small businesses in government contracting. Theme: “HerStory”
Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series returns March 15 from 12-3 p.m. ET (9 a.m. -12 p.m. PT) with Are You Prepared for the Financial Challenges in Retirement to discuss helpful strategies and common strategies and creating a secure future.
Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert)
Effective January 9, 2023 please visit Veteran Small Business Certification (sba.gov) for all of your verification needs.
Verification through the VA - Closed
Verification through the VA has discontinued. Effective January 1, 2023. CVE has ceased accepting applications. Previously submitted applications were processed. We are updating our website to reflect CVE’s shift to SBA.
VA Small Business Goals & Accomplishments
These programs implement the requirements to aid, counsel, assist, and protect the interests of small and Veteran business concerns.
News You Can Use
Marketing & Networking Opportunities
Access procurement events, networking opportunities, training and resources geared for small, Women and Veteran-Owned businesses interested in doing business with VA.
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Acquisition & Contracting Support
Become familiar with federal procurement policies, the management of VA small business goals, and the administration of VA contract awards supported through acquisitions.