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MGO Selected as Consultants for the Defense Innovation Voucher Program

MGO Selected as Consultants for the Defense Innovation Voucher Program

If you are a small defense contractor based in San Diego County who is pursuing new commercial markets or looking to diversify your government contracts, then please check out the Defense Innovation Voucher Program. This program will provide your business complimentary consulting services in one of the following categories to help your company become more resilient; marketing, strategic planning, accounting compliance, lean supply chain analysis & additive manufacturing, and certifications (ISO 9001, AS9100, AS5553, SDVOSB, etc.)

Application Period

July 1-August 20th

Company Qualifications
  • Competitive Application process
    • Must be HQ’d in San Diego County
    • Must meet the SBA definition of a small businesses for their primary NAICs
    • Must have been in operation for at least two years
    • Must have at least five employees
    • Must receive 40% or more of their revenue in 2017 either directly or indirectly from defense
  • 15 companies will be awarded $15,000 each in consulting services
  • Companies selected will compete for an additional $25,000 grand prize at the conclusion of the program
  • In addition to the complimentary consulting services, the companies will participate in a six month course with industry experts providing briefings on strategies for small businesses to become more competitive.
  • Types of Service Available
    • Marketing
    • Strategic Planning
    • Lean 6 Sigma/Additive Manufacturing
    • Tax/Compliance – DCAA
    • DOD Relevant Certifications (ISO 9001, AS9100, AS5553, SDVOSB, etc)

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San Diego Regional EDC is a sub-awardee of a grant to the City of San Diego known as Propel SD from the Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA). Propel SD seeks to support local efforts to assist defense contractors who have been or may be impacted by adjustments in defense spending.

MGO is a proven leader in Government Contract accounting, compliance, tax and strategy.  Our clients range from emerging start-ups to established Government contractors, nationally and internationally.  We are honored to be chosen as the only accounting firm that the winning companies can select to assist with their Tax/Compliance/Strategy – DCAA consulting needs.

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