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City of Saint Paul is seeking qualified MBE, WBE, SBE for a contract in Saint Paul, MN.

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What is DBEGoodFaith.com?

For Prime Contractors

Streamline your good faith efforts with our services. Publish outreach ads, fax and email invitations to bid directly to DBEs, M/WBEs, SBEs, DVBEs, etc. and automatically document the entire process through your online account.

For DBEs, M/WBEs, DVBEs, etc.

Stay up-to-date about news, events, and subcontractor/supplier opportunities that impact the disadvantaged, small, disabled veteran, minority, and women business community through our online trade & focus journal.

For Government Agencies

Reach out to DBEs, M/WBEs, SBEs, and DVBEs by publishing news, events, public notices, bid announcements, and more in our online trade & focus journal. Best of all, you can do it at no cost to your agency.



DBE M/WBE Invitations to Bid

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National DBE M/WBE SBE Journals

Maximize Ad Exposure

As a national small, minority, and women business trade and focus journal, we can help you advertise to this community for your public contract bid in any region in the United States. Moreover, anyone can access your notices for free on our Web site -- no registrations or subscriptions required.

Good Faith Effort Services

One Stop Shop

Broadcast and document subcontractor and supplier opportunities to minority, women, disadvantaged, small, and disabled veteran businesses from your account. We track the indications to bid sent, log telephone solicitations, provide proofs of advertisements, offer a planroom, and more.

DBE Section 3 MBE WBE SBE DVBE LBE

Any certification, anywhere in the United States

We use government certification directories to help you find and solicit minority, women, small, disadvantaged, and other certified businesses. As long as a certification directory exists, we can help you solicit any company nationwide.

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Latest DBE, MBE, WBE, SBE, & DVBE News

MO
Disparity study finds disparity in St. Louis M/WBE contracting

According to a report recently released by the St. Louis Development Corporation, the city's minority- and women-owned businesses&n...Continue reading

LA
DBE program accountability measure approved by New Orleans City Council

A new measure passed by the New Orleans City Council aims to ensure that the city's departments are accurately reporting participation l...Continue reading


Bill increases disabled veteran business access to federal contracts

A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives to expand the federal government's disadvantaged business enterprise (D...Continue reading


Introducing a new way to find subcontracting opportunities

DBEGoodFaith.com is pleased to announce the launch of MyBids, a new, 100% FREE service that helps disa...Continue reading

CA
Public meetings scheduled for proposed Caltrans DBE goals

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is inviting the public to attend meetings and provide input on the department's&n...Continue reading

Testimonial
To support our Good Faith Effort outreach for a major bid, we engaged the services of DBE GoodFaith, Inc. We could not have been more impressed with the level of professionalism or the thoroughness of the services provided by their staff. Their level of communication, the scope of their support, and the quality of the documentation exceed every expectation. Should any future bid require similar support, we would not hesitate to engage the services of DBE GoodFaith again.
J.R. Roton
PMP, Executive Director, Project Management
MasTec Transmission & Substation Group
Which certifications can
DBEGoodFaith.com help with?


DBE

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

DBEs are frequently required on contracts that received federal funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). DBE contract compliance and certification programs are usually administered by state's DOTs.

M/WBE

Minority and Women Business Enterprises

MBE and WBE good faith effort requirements are usually found on state and locally-funded contracts. However, some federally-supported contracts, like those funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) may also require M/WBE outreach.

SBE

Small Business Enterprises

SBE programs are commonly implemented by state and local governments as race-neutral efforts to include smaller firms to the public contracting process. The SBE designation is usually defined by the Small Business Administration's (SBA) size standards.

DVBE

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises

There are only a handful DVBE programs in the U.S., but DBEGoodFaith.com is still equipped to help you reach out to DVBEs. States that have DVBE programs include: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Maryland, and New York.

HUB

Historically Underutilized Businesses

HUB programs are similar to DBE, MBE, and WBE programs in that they help socially and economically disadvantaged businesses participate in public contracting. HUB programs can be found in a number of states, including Texas and North Carolina.

Other

Section 3, Local Businesses, etc.

There are many other programs at all levels of government, such as Section 3, Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE), and Emerging Business Enterprise (EBE), that require that prime bidders perform good faith efforts. If a database exists, we can help.