Community Action Agency’s Corner
NorthWestern Energy invites you to self-certify as a diverse supplier and create a profile within our supplier diversity records. You will be added to a list of diverse suppliers that is provided periodically to NorthWestern Energy's personnel who are responsible for bid solicitations and the selection of vendors for the performance of services or supply of goods.
Self-certification will fall under one of the following categories. If you classify as one of the subcategories below you may be eligible to provide services or materials to Northwestern Energy as a diverse supplier:
You can apply online at https://usfcr.com/sam-registration to certify your business formerly for federal contracting and grant opportunities.
In general, only U.S.-based, for-profit companies may qualify as small business concerns for U.S. government procurement. Eligibility as a small business concern is based on the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 13, Parts 121, 124, 125, and 126, issued by the Small Business Administration (SBA). You may also consult the SBA Office in your area to be listed as a small business concern.
Self-certifying your company as a small business concern is permissible except for HUBZone small business concerns, which require certification by the SBA.