Developing and administering Local Small Business (LSB) registration criteria and procedures
Establishing and maintaining a directory available to the public of registered LSBs capable of supplying the type and quality of equipment, supplies, general services, construction, and professional services required by Augusta, Georgia
Providing technical assistance, conducting seminars, visiting vendors, and performing other outreach services to encourage and increase participation in Augusta, Georgia's bidding process by LSBs
Attending pre-bid, pre-qualification, and pre-proposal conferences to provide information on the Local Small Business Opportunity Program (LSBOP)
Assisting prime contractors and other potential bidders in identifying and contracting LSBs
Augusta, Georgia is committed to the utilization of qualified and certified Local Small Business Opportunity Program firms on our state and local funded projects and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms on our federally funded projects.
Please follow the attached links to access and search available firms to partner on our procurement projects.
Beginning April 1, 2021 local small business owners interested in applying for the Augusta-Richmond County Local Small Business Opportunity Program may apply online!! The Compliance Department will continue to accept paper applications but wanted to offer the online application process to those that are interested. All firms must meet the eligibility requirements.