Advantages of Working With Yulista

An Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) 8(a):

ANC 8(a)s may be sole-sourced on Federal contracts of any size. Unlike other 8(a)s, ANCs are not subject to the $3.5M cap on sole sources (Per 13 CFR 124.506(b)) and these awards cannot be protested (13 C.F.R. 124.517(a)). Additionally, DoD Contractors who offer subcontracts to ANC 8(a) firms receive 5% of the total value of the subcontract as an incentive per Section 504 of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. § 1544).

SMALL BUSINESS ADVANTAGE

The advantages of contracting with an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) are:

  • ANCs are exempt from the competitive threshold [13 CFR 124.506(b); FAR 19.805-1 (b)(2)]
  • ANCs are eligible for sole source set-aside contracts of any dollar amount (written and approved agency generated justification for contracts exceeding 22 million dollars)

THE 8(A) ADVANTAGE

Yulista offers the following benefits to procurement officials:

  • Awards cannot be protested
  • More Control of Project Scope and Budget
  • Direct contract awards allowed
  • Procurement process is simplified and accelerated, reducing the decision and award cycle time to months, not years
  • Direct negotiation providing the best value to the government and lowering administration costs.

PAST PERFORMANCE

As an ANC 8(a), Yulista may claim the past performance of sister companies and key management personnel during the evaluation period of an award per FAR 15.305(a)(2)(iii)

SOLE SOURCE

  • ANC 8(a)’s may be sole-sourced on Federal contracts of any size, with no J&A ($100M DOD; $22M non-DOD)
  • Unlike other 8(a)’s, ANC’s are not subject to the $7M cap on manufacturing contracts and $4M cap on all other contracts for sole sources (Per 13 CFR 124.506(b))
  • Sole source awards made to ANC 8(a) fi rms cannot be protested per 13 C.F.R. 124.517(a)

5% INCENTIVE PROGRAM

DOD Contractors who offer subcontracts to ANC 8(a) firms receive 5% of the total value of the subcontract as an incentive per Section 504 of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. § 1544)

Yulista 8(a) Companies

Tunista Operation SUpport Services

Yulista Contract Services

Step 1

Decision is reached to sole-source to Yulista.

Step 2

Intent to Award letter with description of project is sent to the Yulista SBA Representative by Contracting Officer or Specialist.

Step 3

SBA reviews project and makes determination that Yulista is capable of performing work.

Step 4

SBA sends letter of acceptance to Contracting Officer.

Step 5

KO informs Yulista and agency that they may now enter into negotiations and/or joint development of project plan.

Step 6

Once mutually acceptable terms are negotiated contract is awarded.

The ANC 8(a) Direct Award Process

SBA Contact:
Ranvir “Ana” Singh
Business Opportunity Specialist
Veteran Business Development Officer
Seattle District Office
U.S. Small Business Administration
(202) 480-1248
ranvir.singh@sba.gov

For Tunista Companies:
Michael Youth
Hawaii District Office U.S. Small Business Administration
(202) 734-0262
michael.youth@sba.gov

Special ANC 8(a) Advantages Sole-Source awards can be of any size:

 (exempt from $7M cap for manufacturing contracts and $4M cap for all other contracts): Per 13 C.F.R. 124.506 (b) ANC 8(a) Sole-Source awards cannot be protested: Per 13 C.F.R. 124.517 (a)