Prime Contracting Advantages
Seneca Telecommunications is considered a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) to a Prime as part of your Small Business subcontracting goals. Under FAR 52.219-9 Small business subcontracting plan (d)(1)(I), “Subcontracts awarded to an… Indian tribe shall be counted towards the subcontracting goals for small business and small disadvantaged business (SDB) concerns, regardless of the size or Small Business Administration certification status...”
Additionally, Prime contractors on DOD contracts can gain an economic advantage of the Indian Incentive Program (IIP) in subcontracting with us. Under DFARS clause 252.226-7001, Utilization of Indian Organizations and Indian Owned Economic Enterprises, DOD Prime Contractors with subcontracts to Seneca Telecommunications are eligible for incentive payments under the program.