Business Diversity Programs

VTA’s Business Diversity Programs include the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program for federally funded projects; the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) program for state funded projects; and the Minority Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE), Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE) and the Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender Business Enterprise (LGBT) programs for locally funded projects.

Through these diversity programs VTA assists certified businesses seeking construction, purchasing and professional services contracts.

To view any of our events, see our Quarterly Newsletters below.

obdp@vta.org
(408) 321-5962

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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

It is the policy of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) as defined in federal regulations at 49 CFR part 26 have the opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and subcontracts financed with federal funds.

Assistance in Filling out a DBE Application

  • Norcal PTAC helps with bids, proposals, workshops and webinars.

info@norcalptac.org
www.norcalptac.org
(707) 826-3916

  • DBE certification webinar, presented by the certifying agency members of the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP)
Small Business Enterprise Program

It is the policy of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to ensure that Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) as defined in federal regulations at 13 CFR part 121 have the opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and subcontracts financed with state/local funds.

Search for SBEs​

VTA has reciprocity with Department of General Services. Search the Department of General Services' SB/DVBE database, or search the VTA database.

Minority, Women, Disabled Veterans and LGBT Business Enterprise Program

VTA adopted the Business Diversity Program to increase participation of minority, women, disabled veterans and LGBT businesses in locally funded contracts and subcontracts and to ensure that these businesses are afforded an equitable opportunity to compete in public contracting. It is the policy of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to have non-discrimination in contracting.

Resources
Quarterly Newsletter

 

Small and Disadvantaged Enterprise Compliance Reporting System

Complete an online application, manage your certifications and monitor changes to your profile.

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