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Government projects may have specific requirements or targets for their contracts to be awarded to minority-owned, women-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned businesses, and emerging small businesses. Certifying your business for as many certifications as qualified for helps make it possible to grow and overcome barriers.

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no data Emerging
Small Business
(ESB)
Minority/Women
Business Enterprise
(M/WBE)
Service Disabled
Veteran
(SDV)
Disadvantaged
Business Enterprise
(DBE and ACDBE)
 The Business no data no data no data no data
is registered with Secretary of State W W W W
is an Oregon business (according to federal tax filing) W no data no data no data
has 3-year average gross annual receipts of
Tier 1 no data Tier 2
<$1.9729 mm (construction firm) <$3.9459 mm
<$789,198 mm (non-const firm) <$1.315 mm
≤$26.29 mm ≤$26.29 mm ≤$26.29 mm or
≤$56.420 mm (airport
concessionaires)
number of employees
Tier 1 no data Tier 2
≤19 no data ≤29
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is 'for profit' W W W W
is certified in home state no data no data no data W
 The Business Owner no data no data no data
is a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted, permanent resident W W W W
is a woman and/or a minority no data W no data W
owns and controls ≥ 51% of company no data W W W
controls and manages day-to-day operations W W W W
made capital contribution no data W W W
has proper professional license(s) W W W W
has personal networth no data no data no data ≤$1.32 mm
no data Get full ESB
program
details
Get full MWBE
program
details
Get full SDV
program
details
Get full DBE
program
details

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You may qualify for more than one certification.
We encourage you to apply for as many certifications as you think you may qualify.

Applicant(s) Must Be Able to Meet the Following:

1. Majority ownership (ACDBE, DBE, M/WBE, and SDV)
2. Overall management and control of the firm
3. Overall understanding of, and managerial and technical competence related to firm's services


Please Note:

  • All communication must occur with the applicant/owner
  • Applications may take up to 90 days and it is not possible to expedite. Processing occurs on complete applications and in the order received.
  • Complete application means all documents are signed, complete copies of all tax documents filed with the IRS; taxes for all affiliate businesses are also required; proof of licensing (i.e., CCB, engineering, electrical, etc.); resumes must include the applicant's technical competence and experience related to the firm.
  • Valid proof of ethnicity/gender: valid driver’s license, birth certificate, or passport. Documents obtained through DNA analysis (e.g., 23 and Me) are not accepted.
  • The applicant/owner must sign affidavits and applications.
  • If you do not have a mandatory/required document, upload a document containing a summary explaining why the document is not available.

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