Massachusetts APEX Accelerator


Award Summary for FY23


The Massachusetts APEX Accelerator program successfully completed its 24th year assisting small businesses interested in doing business with federal, state, local governments and Prime Contractors. Total award dollars for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2023 was a record at $268.4 million. One government contracting advisory area (Central Massachusetts) is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) resources, which tracks government contracting metrics differently than the Department of Defense (DoD). Therefore, SBA-funded award data is not included in the bar graph below.

The 24-year cumulative award total is $2.7 billion.

Massachusetts APEX - Summary of Contract Awards (in millions)

FY23 data

Data Sources: (1) APEX clients report award data via quarterly online surveys and
(2) (FPDS) data feed for active, Massachusetts APEX clients only.


Results Summary

Demand for Massachusetts APEX counseling services remained steady (during the post-pandemic period) with 606 active clients, which included 435 new clients requesting Massachusetts APEX services. Department of Defense (DoD)-funded APEX staff spent 2,081 hours in advising time and supported 57 events. The following table summarizes statewide client awards for each major award source category such as Department of Defense (DoD), Other Federal and State/Local.

DoD Other Federal State & Local Total*
$189,034,159 $68,776,103 $10,615,729 $268,425,991

*Award data for SBA-funded Government Sales advisor is not included in table above.

Prime/Subcontract Award Breakdown:

Prime Contracts (99%) — $267,075,064
Subcontracts (<1%) — $1,350,927