Business Services

The MDT Office of Civil Rights encourages and supports small business participation in transportation contracts through the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program and the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. While both programs have similar certification and eligibility requirements, the DBE Program focuses on participation of women and minority owned companies. For more information on the Programs, click on the links below.

Small Business Enterprises

 

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Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

 

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Business Resources

Chamber of Commerce, Grant and Loans, SBDC, and more links

 

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Doing Business

Directory, Quote Request, Subcontractor Payments, Complaints

 

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Program Info

Office FAQs, Program Guides, and more

 

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Locations Map

DBE Locations Map

 

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Disparity Study

Address the needs of a diverse workforce and promote greater awareness of career opportunities within the transportation industry.

 

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Business Plan

The SBA offers a variety of online courses for small business owners. Check out this Business Plan course for help writing or updating your business plan. Remember, highway related DBEs are eligible to receive reimbursement funds if they have a business plan on file.

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