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|January 14, 2022||SDB Goal for Federal Agencies Expanded to 11% by Biden Administration||
In order to increase utilization of Small-Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs), the Biden-Harris administration recently announced a set of federal procurement reforms.
The White House is reques ...Read more
|January 6, 2022||New York Governor Unveils Small Business Rescue Plan||
As part of her first State of the State address, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced a variety of initiatives aimed at improving the recovery process for small businesses in her state, which m ...Read more
|December 20, 2021||Small Biz & M/WBEs to be Mentored by NYC Department||
New York City has introduced a Department of Design and Construction (DDC) mentoring program focused on increasing opportunities for Minority-owned and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) as ...Read more
|December 8, 2021||DBEs and WBEs: Don't Forget The Importance of NAICS Codes for Your Certification|
|December 3, 2021||White House Begins Implementing Reforms to Increase SDB Procurement||
The White House released a fact sheet on Thursday detailing five reforms as “the first step towards meeting the President’s goal of ensuring that 15 percent of federal contracts go to SDBs by 2 ...Read more
|December 2, 2021||LaGuardia Airport Project Doles Out $2b to MBEs||
The overhaul of LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York has set records in contracting with minority and women-owned businesses. Additionally, the project has featured high rates of contracting with ...Read more
|November 1, 2021||Major Cities Creating LGBT Business Certifications||
On Wednesday, Boston Mayor Kim Janey signed an executive order adding LGBTQ-owned businesses to the city’s Supplier Diversity program.
According to the ...Read more
|October 29, 2021||DBEs Need Post-Ida Support, Urges Congressman||
Congressman Troy Carter (D-LA-02) is asking leaders in FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to include small and local disadvantaged businesses enterprises (DBEs) in the post-Hurricane Ida re ...Read more
|October 25, 2021||SDB Participation Promoted by 2 New Pennsylvania Bills||
Pennsylvania legislators have recently introduced two bills aimed at assisting minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses in state contracting, under its Small Diverse Business (SDB) cert....Read more
|October 1, 2021||Need to Procure a Small Business? There’s an App for That||
The app features a map of Virginia that shows the locations of vendors that match whatever keyword you plug in. We tested it with the search term “concrete” and were shown a busy constellation ...Read more