Small Business Program Strategy

Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) / Tribally-Owned Company

Strategic Planning

C2 North assists ANC and tribally-owned companies in expansion and diversification of services through either acquisitions or business startups that subsequently apply and achieve 8(a) and/or HUBZone certifications.  We have an in-depth knowledge of the regulations, especially as they pertain to ANCs and Tribes, and can assist entities with multiple subsidiaries in their strategic planning as well as provide federal contracting market research to support ongoing 8(a) business development and compliance decisions. We offer expert advice on the best strategy for your situation, and C2 North can also guide you through the process of maintaining your 8(a) certification when undergoing an ownership change.

Federal Contracting Registration and Management Services

C2 North assists companies in completing and maintaining online registrations required of federal contractors.  These registrations include:

  • System for Award Management (
  • SBA Profiles/Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS)

SBA Certification Eligibility Requirements

C2 North clients have access to technical support for any questions or troubleshooting issues that may arise in regards to any of these registrations. We also provide federal profile management services for these systems in response to regulation updates or changes in status.

Regulatory Compliance & Training

C2 North provides regulatory compliance training on the following SBA programs and we can customize a session to meet your training needs.  Training programs can be tailored for a specific audience such as board members, senior management, and/or operations personnel.

  • 8(a)
  • HUBZone
  • Mentor-Protégé
  • Joint Ventures

Joint Ventures and 8(a) Program

C2 North provides consulting services to companies who are interested in forming an SBA-approved 8(a) joint venture (JV).  We will assist you with eligibility requirements and preparing the JV package for SBA approval.  C2 North will also help your JV get registered with all applicable online federal websites to meet federal contracting guidelines.

SBA-Approved 8(a) Business Ownership/Name Changes

C2 North can guide your 8(a) company through a successful ownership and/or name change and prepare a package that will be approved by SBA.