Small Business Office

Welcome to the Chicago District’s Office of Small Business. We assist firms in doing business with the government to ensure small businesses have access to Chicago District contracts. We strive to provide you with the most current small business initiatives and project status.

Important Information

If your small business has a regulatory compliance or enforcement issue, explore your rights:

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You can also, contact the SBA Office of the National Ombudsman at for additional information.

Moratorium on 8(a) Bon-Fide Place of Business Rule for Construction Contracts

Mission Statement

To sustain the Corps of Engineers as a premier organization in developing small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in our procurements, thereby ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Corps of Engineers mission and strengthen our Nation's economic development.