CONTRACTING ADVANTAGES

SPAARK is a 8(a) Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned small business and we have significant contracting advantages compared to other 8(a) and small business firms.

  • $22M Direct Awards. SPAARK may receive direct awards up to $22M that exceed normal SBA thresholds and do not require a Justification & Approval per 13 CFR 124.506(b)(2)

  • $100M Direct Awards. Effective March 17th 2020, SPAARK may receive direct awards up to $100M for our Department of Defense (DoD) customers per the following class deviation

  • Awards to SPAARK cannot be protested. Awards to SPAARK cannot be protested per 13 CFR 124.517(a)

  • No procurement competition. There is no requirement to complete procurements to SPAARK before a direct award per 13 CFR 125.506(b)(3)

  • Faster procurement via Alpha contracting. Prior to a solicitation contracting officers can work jointly with SPAARK to reduce procurement time and streamline the contract process

  • Meet your 8(a) and Small Business Goals. Contracting with SPAARK will satisfy 8(a) and small business contracting goals per 13 CFR 124.110(c)

 

How-to Direct Award

Federal customers can issue a sole source contract to SPAARK by following these simple steps.

  1. Send an 8(a) Offering Letter via email to the North Eastern Pennsylvania Small Business Administration (SBA) office at RDOfferLetters@sba.gov

  2. Wait to receive the SBA’s Letter of Approval (approximately 3 days)

  3. Send Request for Proposal (RFP) to SPAARK

  4. SPAARK submits proposal

  5. Award the Sole Source contract to SPAARK

 

 

Corporate Information

Full Legal Name: SPAARK, Inc.
DUNS #: 
Cage Code: 7CVE7
SBA 8(a) Case #:
SBA 8(a) Entrance/Exit Date: 

 


SBA Point of Contact:
Ms. Kenia Montaño, Business Opportunity Specialist
Richmond District Office
U.S. Small Business Administration
Office (804) 253-9087

kenia.montano@sba.gov