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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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 Takeaways from Wolfpack by Abby Wambach & How They Apply to Government Contractors Today

I recently finished the book Wolfpack by Abby Wambach. This book provides empowerment tools for women who want to succeed professionally and personally. Although the book is tailored to women in leadership, I found the three main takeaways to be surprisingly applicable to many aspects of the government contracting industry. Not only is it relevant to me, but I also found it pertinent to our clients as well.

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Competitor Profiling in Government Contracting

The world of government contracting is similar to a game of chess; a game we are exceptionally good at [government contracting, not chess]. When developing a strategy of whom to market to and how to do so, we identify competitors and study them extensively. This gives us the ability to better position our clients to write winning bid responses.

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Prepare Before the Storm

It was the summer of 1985 and I was officially in the Army as a cadet at the Military Academy in New York. My battle buddy and I put our shelter halves together and made a tent for the evening bivouac. Rain was to be expected, but we got distracted and put our efforts elsewhere. Around 3 a.m., our encampment filled with water, and our equipment was soaked because we had not dug our trenches…

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