ANC - owned 8(a)
Alaska Native Corporation(ANC)-owned 8(a)
Chenega Professional & Technical Services, LLC brings to our clients a deep and successful operational experience with numerous Federal agencies. Our parent company, Chenega Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) and sister companies bring us a vast pool of resources and capabilities beyond those of typical 8(a) companies. One of those benefits include the ability of the federal government to award a sole source contract to an ANC owned 8(a) company up to $22M without Justification and Approval (J&A).
The following table describing many of the contracting benefits that an ANC-owned 8(a) firm offers its government clients.
Special Rules for ANC-Owned 8(a) Firms
Direct Award of Contract of Any Size
ANC-owned 8(a)s are exempt from the $4M ceiling for direct awards and there is there is no statutory or regulatory requirement that prohibit 8(a) direct awards above any specific dollar amount. For contracts over $22M, a contracting officer simply justifies the award, with approval at the proper level.
13 CFR 124.506(b), 13 CFR 124.506(b): FAR 19.808-1
No Award Protest
The eligibility of a participant for a direct negotiated or competitive 8(a) requirement may not be challenged by another participant or any other party, either to SBA or any administrative forum as part of a bid or other contract protest.
3 CFR 124.517(a)