8(a) Webinar Series Starts Thursday - How to Complete the Application Presented in 4 Weekly Webinars

Dallas/Fort Worth District Office

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SBA 8(a) Application Webinar Series

Weekly Webinars

January 13 - February 3, 10 am Central


Presented by SBA's Dallas/Fort Worth District Office

Hosted by the Dallas Chapter of SCORE


The 8(a) Program helps provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by individuals who are socially and economically disadvantaged.  In this effort, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the 8(a) Business Development program.

To apply for the 8(a) program a business must:

  • Be a small business
  • Not have previously participated in the 8(a) program
  • Be at least 51% owned and controlled by U.S. citizens who are socially and economically disadvantaged
  • Have a personal net worth of $750 thousand or less, adjusted gross income of $350 thousand or less, and assets totaling $6 million or less
  • Demonstrate good character
  • Demonstrate the potential for success such as having been in business for two years


SBA 8(a) Business Development Program 4-part Series:
(You will receive the links for sessions upon registration)

Session 1 (01.13.22) - Get ready to apply - Preparations and the Document Checklist 

Session 2 (01.20.22) - A deep dive into the application - Basic Eligibility, Business Ownership, Control  

Session 3 (01.27.22) - More diving into the application - Potential for Success, Contributors, Non-Disadvantaged Individuals, Spouses of Disadvantaged Individuals, Disadvantaged Individuals 

Session 4 (02.03.22) - Final Steps – Submitting the application, Tips, Your Q&A, Now What? 

You may attend all webinars in the 4-part series with a one-time $30 fee payable to the Dallas Chapter of SCORE, a resource partner with SBA. 

Contact:  Tammy Jo Covert

SCORE Dallas Chapter

Register Now!