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WOSB – Woman Owned Small Business or 8(m) Program

EDWOSB – Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business

 


 

2011 WOSB Statistics

Federal Spending 2011  Number of Firms 2011  Federal Revenue per Firm 
$16.8 Billion  16,496  $1,018,429 
 

Congress has mandated since 2000 a budgetary goal of 5% of all government prime contracting dollars to women owned small business (approximately $15-20 Billion Dollars). In addition in February of 2011 the SBA determined there are 83 (4 digit) NAICS Codes (What is a NAICS Code?) where women are significantly underrepresented. To aid women in making inroads into these industries the SBA has allowed for set-aside contracts to be issued in these NAICS Codes. The NAICS Codes with the least amount of women owned firms require the WOSB certification for the firm to be awarded set-aside contracts. The NAICS Codes where some women owned firms existed but were still underrepresented require the EDWOSB or Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business. A firm holding an EDWOSB certification can bid both WOSB and EDWOSB set-aside contracts where a firm holding a WOSB certification can only bid on WOSB set-aside contracts.


   WOSB  EDWOSB
 4 – Digit Designated NAICS Codes  38  45
 6 – Digit Designated NAICS Codes  157  373

WOSB Fee $1000.00
EDWOSB Fee $1800.00

Woman Owned Small Business Spending:  Percentage of Agency Budget and Total Spending.


Agency 2007 2009 20011 20013
Agency for International Development 1.7%
3,697,453
3.5%
36,062,356
4.7%
62,500,000
5.0%
72,400,000
Department of Agriculture 7.0%
321,412,230
6.8%
362,346,811
8.2%
436,000,000
8.3%
430,500,000
Department of Commerce 10.1%
217,886,556
7.3%
242,863,313
9.7%
297,500,000
13.3%
444,800,000
Department of Defense 2.9%
7,725,076,037
3.4%
10,190,382,395
3.4%
10,000,000,000
3.6%
8,200,000,000
Department of Education 5.6%
80,191,217
5.8%
86,739,024
5.4%
100,700,000
7.4%
194,000,000
Department of Energy 1.0%
236,870,225
0.9%
275,871,835
0.9%
228,000,000
1.5%
321,000,000
HHS 4.8%
648,676,884
4.5%
847,509,677
6.4%
1,200,000,000
6.6%
1,300,000,000
Department of Homeland Security 8.0%
845,334,056
7.9%
1,135,063,620
6.0%
863,000,000
7.0%
880,900,000
HUD 18.7%
164,795,606
16.1%
140,794,526
13.7%
237,500,000
13.6%
223,700,000
Department of the Interior 10.5%
281,532,391
10.4%
303,134,424
12.0%
340,600,000
11.9%
279,800,000
Department of Justice 4.2%
282,053,265
4.3%
327,645,069
6.3%
407,900,000
5.8%
375,100,000
Department of Labor 6.1%
118,744,906
7.1%
138,159,717
7.0%
135,000,000
7.6%
146,600,000
Department of State 5.1%
109,984,761
4.1%
122,496,170
5.0%
195,600,000
7.7%
246,800,000
Department of Transportation 10.4%
154,505,074
10.9%
113,695,150
11.1%
199,900,000
11.4%
185,800,000
Department of the Treasury 7.6%
146,560,803
8.3%
178,126,544
12.8%
283,000,000
10.1%
212,800,000
Department of Veterans Affairs 5.0%
583,657,495
3.4%
494,527,762
3.9%
677,800,000
3.4%
612,600,000
Environmental Protection Agency 5.1%
74,271,053
4.6%
92,751,479
5.4%
113,800,000
5.8%
89,600,000
General Services Administration 6.7%
327,925,105
5.8%
428,468,565
9.2%
322,000,000
7.8%
272,000,000
NASA 2.3%
290,299,422
2.4%
347,013,263
2.8%
386,500,000
3.7%
469,200,000
National Science Foundation 5.5%
12,551,307
4.6%
14,843,602
5.3%
15,100,000
5.4%
14,900,000
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9.0%
14,288,437
4.7%
11,159,710
5.8%
15,300,000
10.1%
25,600,000
Office of Personnel Management 5.7%
79,529,153
5.6%
89,728,183
7.9%
120,900,000
10.7%
66,400,000
Small Business Administration 24.6%
23,069,612
20.0%
21,335,035
19.6%
25,800,000
15.8%
16,900,000
Social Security Administration 3.6%
27,831,996
3.8%
46,667,077
6.4%
83,000,000
12.7%
172,700,000
 

 
 
 
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