Here’s What You Need To Do To Participate in Dougherty County’s Small Business Program
To fully benefit from Dougherty County’s Small Business Program, you should apply for certification.
There are just three steps to take to become certified:
- Attend one of the Small Business Program orientation sessions. These sessions are scheduled throughout the year. If you miss an orientation, call us for a one-on-one appointment. Bridget Bennett is our office coordinator and will be glad to help. Call her at (229) 317-4707 for an appointment.
- Commit yourself to attending our government contract training on a regular basis. Classes that are specifically tailored to the Dougherty County Small Business Program are being held on a regular basis. You can find the complete training calendar right here.
- Obtain and fill-out the Dougherty County Small Business application form. The Application Form can be obtained from our office or right here: Albany-Dougherty SBE-Certification-Application-03 01 2012
Once your application is reviewed and approved, you will be listed in our on-line directory here and you will receive other benefits described here. A fact sheet on the Dougherty County Small Business Program can be downloaded here: Dougherty SBP Certification Fact Sheet 8.16.2011
Are You Registered as a Vendor with Dougherty County Yet?
If not, why not take care of that while you’re at it?
Dougherty County has a very simple vendor registration process. You can download the vendor application form here:
In order to fill-out the second page of the County’s Vendor Application form, you’ll need to look up your NIGP codes. You can find the County’s list of NIGP codes here: