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.