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The Department of Defense Pilot Mentor-Protégé Program was established under Section 831 of Public Law 101-510, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 (10 U.S.C. 2302 note). The purpose is to provide incentives for DoD contractors to assist small businesses as defined in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS) 219.7102 (b) in enhancing their capabilities and increasing the participation of such firms in government and commercial contracts.

Effective October 1, 2003, Mentor-Protégé Program was transitioned from the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (SADBU) level to the military services and other defense agencies delegating them full authority to approve and fund Mentor-Protégé agreements.

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George Mason University's Mentor Protégé Program office serves as a third-party developmental assistance provider to major prime contractors in support of their Protégé firms in the following major areas:

» General business management
» Engineering and technical areas
» Training
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Mason Enterprise Center
4031 University Drive, Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030

703 277 7700
703 383 1204
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