Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)

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Annual Small Business Expo - Virtual FY 19-20 MWBE Annual Report MWBE Benefits & Resources

The Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program is specifically designed to advocate and facilitate business growth and provide opportunities for historically underutilized businesses. 

The City of Raleigh has an aspirational 15% goal to contract fifteen percent (15%) of the total contract amount to Certified MWBE firms on construction and repair projects of $300,000 or more and for contracts of $100,000 or more that include any State funding. 

Annual Small Business Expo - Virtual

This virtual event is hosted by the City of Raleigh and Wake County Public School System on Wednesday, June 10. 

Local companies and government agencies will be at the Expo looking for certified minority businesses to work on upcoming project and service contracts. You will also have the opportunity to meet with local general contractors seeking subcontractors for construction, professional services and other services for next year. Make sure to register, as space is limited. 

Click here to register!

FY 19-20 MWBE Annual Report

View the FY19-20 MWBE Annual Report 

Benefits of Becoming MWBE Certified- 2020

Benefits of becoming MWBE Certified



MWBE Program Manager:
Lekesha R. Shaw

MWBE Coordinator:
Maria A. Torres



Lead Department:
Equity and Inclusion
Service Categories:
Small Business Support