Supplier Diversity

At Aerojet Rocketdyne, we believe big things come from small businesses. That's why we've established our Supplier Diversity Program to ensure that small businesses have opportunities to do business with us. If you are a Small, Disadvantaged, Veteran, HUBZone or Women-Owned business interested in working with Aerojet Rocketdyne, we would like to talk to you.

For information about current opportunities at each site, use the buttons below to locate the Supplier Diversity Program Administrator.

Definitions of Business Sizes

Small Business Concern

—a concern, including affiliates, that for subcontracts valued at (1) $10,000 or less, does not have more than 500 employees; and (2) More than $10,000, does not have employees or average annual receipts exceeding the size standard in 13 CFR Part 121 (see FAR 19.102) for the product or service it is providing on the subcontract.

 

Small Disadvantaged Business Concern

—a small business (under the size standard) and

  1. is CERTIFIED as a Small Disadvantaged Business (by the SBA or an approved certifier)
  2. whose individual owner's/owners' net worth doesn't exceed $750,000 (after certain exclusions), and
  3. If you are a minority owned firm and have not been certified by the SBA and feel you can qualify for this program, please review the application form found through the SBA Web page.

 

Women-Owned Small Business Concern

—a small business (1) that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more women, or, if a publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock is owned by one or more women; and, (2) whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more women.

 

Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern

—a small business (1) not less than 51 percent of which is owned by veterans or, if a publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock is owned by one or more veterans; and (2) the management and daily business operations are controlled by veterans.

 

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern

—a small business for which (1) not less than 51 percent of which is owned by service-disabled veterans or, if a publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans; and (2) the management and daily business operations are controlled by veterans with a disability which is service connected or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran.

 

HUBZone Small Business Concern

—a small business located in a historically underutilized business zone that has been certified by the SBA and who appears on the list of qualified HUBZone small business concerns in Central Contractor Registration (CCR). For more information, visit the SBA HUBZone Web site to find out if your firm is located in a HUBZone and how your company can get certified.

 

Indian Organization

—means the governing body of any Indian tribe or entity established or recognized by the governing body of an Indian tribe for the purposes of 25 U.S.C. chapter 17. (Ref. FAR 52.226-1).

 

Indian Owned Economic Enterprise

—means any Indian-owned (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior) commercial, industrial, or business activity established or organized for the purpose of profit, provided that Indian ownership constitutes not less than 51 percent of the enterprise (Ref. FAR 52.226-1).

 

Historically Black College or University

—means an institution determined by the Secretary of Education to meet the requirements of 34 CFR 608.2. The term also includes any nonprofit research institution that was an integral part of such a college or university before November 14, 1986.

 

Minority Institution

—means an institution of higher education meeting the requirements of Section 1046(3) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1067k, including a Hispanic-serving institution of higher education, as defined in Section 316(b)(1) of the Act (20 U.S.C. 11101a)).

 

NIB: National Industries for the Blind

—incorporated as a 501C3 not-for-profit organization.

 

NISH: National Industries for the Severely Handicapped

—is a nonprofit agency which provides technical assistance to Community Rehabilitation Programs.