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Great Kate! Construction Successfully Certified
"Our certification has brought us to public attention and provided us with new contracting opportunities...", Kathryn Merritt, President/Owner Great Kate! Construction
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The Office of Minority, Women and Emerging Small Business (OMWESB) is the sole certification authority for the state of Oregon and provides a "one-stop" certification process. Certification opens the door to targeted government contracting opportunities. Certifications include:
Recognized minority groups: Black American, Hispanic American, Native American, Asian Pacific American and Subcontinent Asian American
When using the following links, you will leave the Business Oregon site and go to a third-party provider hosting the certification system.
If you do not have the ability to access the e-application process, you may file using a Word document posted on each program page.