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|October 11, 2021||New LGBTQ+ Cert Opens Opportunities for Los Angeles County Contracts||
Los Angeles County is creating increasing opportunities for LGBTQ-owned businesses. It’s doing so by expanding the county's Community Business Enterprise (CBE) certification program.
LA C ...Read more
|October 6, 2021||Albuquerque Gets $1.8m for Minority Business Development Center||
The grants will be dispersed over the course of five years, coming out to $375,000 per year. “Funding will assist center operations integral to the establishment and growth of minority-owned busi ...Read more
|October 1, 2021||Chicago extends M/WBE set-aside program through 2027|
|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
|September 28, 2021||King County upgrades M/WBE Small Contractor and Supplier Program||
Washington state's King County Executive Dow Constantine has announced the implementation of a Fast Track Small Contractor and Supplier program.
Meanwhile, the Washington State Office of Mi ...Read more
|September 24, 2021||Black business leaders call for changes to Oakland’s SLBE/LBE program||
Oakland multicultural business leaders have requested that the city address and take action in reforming the disparities in contracting opportunities for Black-, Minority- and Women-owned businesse ...Read more
|September 23, 2021||City of Frederick expands M/WBE goals|
|September 17, 2021||NY and NJ Port Authority to increase M/WBE participation|
|September 10, 2021||Boston Mayor Launches New Tools to Aid Supplier Diversity||
“I am excited to introduce a suite of new tools to help minority-owned business enterprises thrive,” Mayor Janey said. “I believe entrepreneurship is a proven pathway to wealth creation. As M ...Read more
|September 2, 2021||Contract for DC’s Black Lives Matter Plaza Awarded to White-Owned Firm||
Black Lives Matter Plaza is a two-block pedestrian street in Washington, DC, named in 2020 by DC Mayor Muriel Bowser after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Mayor Bowser showed her ...Read more