ANC 8(a)’s may be sole-sourced on Federal contracts of any size. Unlike other 8(a)'s, ANC's are not subject to the $3.5M cap on sole sources (Per 13 CFR 124.506(b)) and these awards cannot be protested (13 C.F.R. 124.517(a)). Additionally, DOD Contractors who offer subcontracts to ANC 8(a) firms receive 5% of the total value of the subcontract as an incentive per Section 504 of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. § 1544).