Apply for Small Business Enterprise or Minority Business Enterprise Certification (SBE or MBE)


The Supplier Diversity Program, also known as the Set-Aside Program (“Program”), assists Connecticut Small And Minority Businesses (SBE/MBE) to identify business opportunities for improved economic growth.  The Program is also charged with establishing and administering the process for certification of Connecticut SBE/MBE companies.

Additionally, the Program:

  • Markets and recruits Connecticut small, women, minority and disabled-owned businesses to participate in the Program.
  • Assists SBE/MBE businesses in identifying procurement opportunities in state government.
  • Measures SBE/MBE spending by state agencies.