Stand Out Grant Proposals

What does it take to make your grant proposal stand out among the competition? The description, way to measure success, and risk identification for your project are all important aspects of creating a stand out proposal.

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Attending Eurosatory

JetCo Solutions recently attended Eurosatory, an international weaponry industry trade fair that is held every two years in Paris. Foreign companies are trying to sell to the U.S. government, and JetCo provides the entry point they need to do so.

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Year End Spend and Government Budgets

Year end spend approached with the fiscal year ending September 30th. Government agencies must use their remaining funds or risk losing it. Current gas prices and world conflicts may cut significantly into any extra non-allocated funding near the end of the fiscal year.

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program was developed in September 2020 with the intent to establish a cybersecurity framework for companies within the Defense Industrial Base (DIB), which are often targeted with sophisticated cyberattacks. The five-tiered program was designed to be implemented as a requirement through contract awards.

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An Overview of OTAs

When it comes to government contracts, there is no “one size fits all” model. Factors like timing, quantity, location, item type, and cost can greatly impact what type of contract is needed to solicit the right kind of response.

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3 Tips for Effectively Communicating with a Technical Writer

Technical writers are the bridge between your business and the government. For your technical writer to produce the most effective solicitation response, there are a few steps you can take to maximize this resource: Identify your Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Make time for solutioning, and review the draft.

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Why Work at JetCo Solutions?

At JetCo Solutions, we truly care about the well-being of our employees. We don’t just say that, we show it. We have multiple programs in place to ensure our employees enjoy a healthy work-life balance, as well as feel fulfilled by their work. We have open conversations about mental health and ensure team members have access to proper resources.

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The Basics of SAM.gov

The System for Award Management (SAM) is an official website of the U.S. government. There is no cost to use SAM. Companies can use this site to register to do business with the U.S. government, update or renew entity registration, check status of an entity registration, and search for entity registration and exclusion records.

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How to Ask Bid Questions to The Government

Frequently when working on writing a government proposal, you will have a few questions arise out of the solicitation. Whatever your question, you must ask it correctly so that you get a clear response. There are three tips for formatting your question: stick to email, be specific, and reference documents.

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Six Types of FAR Government Contracts

The Federal Acquisition Regulation is the principal set of rules regarding government procurement in the United States. This set of rules covers many of the contracts issued by the US military and NASA, as well as US civilian federal agencies. The government uses federal contracts as a procurement mechanism to purchase goods or services from contractors. These contracts are governed by a strict set of terms and conditions, including clauses from the FAR.

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