Government Services

Government Services

We specialize in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program proposals, Broad Agency Announcement Research proposals and General Services Administration (GSA) proposals.

Contracts/Grants Management

  • Register company in System for Award Management (SAM)
  • Register company in grants.gov
  • Register company in Wide Area Work Flow system for electronic funds payments
  • Review solicitations and advise company on compliance requirements
  • Prepare budget/cost proposal estimates (entire business section of proposals)
  • Review contract/grant awards and negotiate price/fee and terms and conditions
  • Write/negotiate subcontracts, consulting agreements and cooperative agreements (ensure proper flow-down of Government contract/grant requirements)
  • Coordinate rights to intellectual property; ensure compliance and protection for inventor
  • Review non-disclosure agreements
  • Assure interim and final reporting of invention disclosures for contractors/subcontractors
  • Prepare and negotiate draft license agreements for attorney review and liaison during patent process
  • Set up and administer Government Property Management System
  • Negotiate memorandum of understanding, teaming agreements and various partner agreements
  • Prepare written policies for the company as required by contract/grant
  • Contract/grant closeout

Proposal Preparation/Management

  • Opportunity Identification:
    • Create and Identify opportunities
    • Build relationships and identify early adopters and stakeholders
  • Proposal Requirements Alignment
    • Interpretation/review of solicitations to ensure preparation of a proposal consistent with the requirements of the solicitation
    • Assistance with proposal work breakdown structure
  • Proposal Preparation Assistance
    • Writing/editing text/technical, administrative and pricing volumes
    • Red Team Review
    • Proposal Terms & Conditions (ground rules and assumptions)
    • Statement of Work
    • Commercialization report
    • Estimating/pricing
    • Prepare budget narratives/justification
    • Forward pricing rates
    • Coordinate collaborators and support letters
    • Commercial Feasibility Studies
  • Proposal/Project Management Assistance
    • Coordinate proposal kick off meeting
    • Prepare proposal preparation plan/schedule
    • Coordinate/facilitate strategy sessions
    • Coordinate documents

Government Accounting/Financial Analysis

  • Coordinate/Set up an acceptable Government Accounting system with a custom set up of your QuickBooks Pro data file
  • Liaison with Defense Contract Audit Agency and other Government auditing agencies
  • Establish/assist with indirect/direct rates, forward pricing rate agreements, and verify that accounting system is compliant
  • Continuous monitor/forecast of indirect rates
  • Monitor expenditure levels and assure appropriate reporting to Government
  • Submit monthly vouchers to the Government and invoices to commercial entities
  • Prepare/assist with the annual incurred cost proposal (as required by contract)
  • Prepare/assist with closeouts to ensure your business is not excluded from future contracting opportunities

We provide assistance in preparing of financial statements including bookkeeping & reconciling services.

Government Services

We provide step-by-step guidance in government procurement from finding proposals to bid (including seeking federal research & development funding) and selling goods and services through contract/grant close-out. Symington customers are entrepreneurs, inventors, small to medium size businesses and public agencies.

Services include:

  • Commercial Feasibility Studies/Innovations
  • Assistance with finding grants/contracts to bid
  • All areas of proposal preparation, we specialize in SBIR/STTR and GSA proposals
  • Contract/Grant award review
  • Contract/Grant administration; including preparation of consulting and subcontract agreements,
  • Government accounting and billing, (WAWF billing, Setting up Government approved accounting systems, preparing incurred cost proposals
  • Government property management
  • Intellectual property (IP) management (understanding rights to IP while working under a grant/contract)
  • Contract/Grant closeout.

Specialties: Government proposals preparation, contract and agreement negotiation, training and workshop presentations on all of the above services.