Makwa Global, LLC and subsidiaries are SBA 8(a) Certified Tribal Enterprises, participating in the Native 8(a) Program.  The Native 8(a) contracting program in the Small Business Administration, permits enterprises owned by Federal Recognized Tribes, Alaska Native Corporation, and Native Hawaiian Organizations(Collectively “Native Enterprises”) and certified under Section 8(a) of the Act to enter the government’s business development program as a path toward economic success and self-sufficiency.  

The benefit of the Native 8(a) contracting program is that it enables government contracting officers and program managers to avoid complex, endless procurement cycles. By employing the Native 8(a) contracting method, government contracting officers can readily access the skills and expertise of Makwa Global, LLC and subsidiaries with:  

  • Faster Procurement Cycles with Decreased Costs
  • Direct Award Contracting
  • Fair Price Contracts
  • Limited Competition
  • Reduced Red Tape in Federal Contracting
  • Joint Ventures and Teaming
  • Mentor Protégé Programs
  • Granted US SBA Preferential access to Government Agency Procurements
  • Sole-source non-competitive contracts*
  • Expedited Award 

Tribal Enterprises have additional privileges and may receive a sole source contract up to $22 million, and up to $100 million for DoD contracts, without J&A.  Other 8(a) companies can only receive sole source awards for manufacturing contracts up to $6.5 million and for service contracts up to $4 million. 

Makwa Global Subsidiaries Receive SBA 8(a) Certifications

Makwa Global is proud to announce its acceptance into the United States Small Business Administration’s 8(a)Business Development Program.

I am honored to be given the privilege to create and lead this diversification effort for the Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe. After working in this industry for over 20 years I have witnessed the potential our family of companies has in this market and we are ready for the challenge.‍

-Derek Dorr, Makwa Global CEO

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