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|June 13, 2022||LA Backs Minority, Women, and Veteran Bonding Program||
A program meant to help expand opportunities for small businesses, minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, and disabled veteran-owned businesses is expanding into Los Angeles county....Read more
|June 7, 2022||San Diego Aiming for More Diverse Participation in Public Works||
San Diego seeks to become California’s leading city in bringing about public works participation for women and minority owned firms. City officials also want to tackle any barriers that disabled ...Read more
|April 11, 2022||Boston Mayor Looks to Expand City Contracts for M/WBEs||
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu has filed a home rule petition to expand access to City contracts for minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs) and women-owned business enterprises (WBEs).
If pa ...Read more
|April 7, 2022||SBA Ramps Up Women-Centered Services||
The SBA has announced that they now have Women’s Business Centers in all 50 states in addition to Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico.
The announcement comes following the opening of the admini ...Read more
|March 24, 2022||NYC Provides Less Than 4% of Contracts to M/WBEs||
On a state level, New York in 2021 announced that it had reached its 30% goal for state contracts being with minority- and women-owned business enterprises.
Yet, the numbers are much lower ...Read more
|March 19, 2022||New Ohio Law Reduces Barriers for M/W/VBEs||
Ohio has been taking a more proactive approach in getting businesses from historically marginalized communities involved in more public works contracts and procurement.
On March 2, 2022 the s ...Read more
|March 8, 2022||M/WBE goals rarely met in Missouri, lack of disparity studies||
A new report published on NPR provides a historical overview of the lack of disparity studies and procurement and bid opportunities for minority and women-owned firms in the state of Missouri.
|February 24, 2022||Hillsborough County to expand SBE and DM/DWBE||
A wider array of minority-owned, women-owned, and small businesses in the Tampa Bay area and throughout Florida will have new opportunities for doing business with Hillsborough County.
This i ...Read more
|February 3, 2022||SBA Announces New Funding for Minority-Serving Institutions||
SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman announced $1.5 million for Women’s Business Centers to help train entrepreneurs ahead of the release of funds through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The fund ...Read more
|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