OverviewThe Supplier Diversity Program, also known as the Set-Aside 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.
The office of Supplier Diversity, a specialized team within the Division of DAS Procurement works to make a difference for all CT based Small/Minority Businesses. Our team does this through the following services:
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
Outreach planning and hosting business events
Introduce CT small businesses to the federal registration system
All companies certified with the Supplier Diversity Program are listed in the following directory: