Supplier Diversity Resources

University-Recognized Targeted Business Certification Agencies

Central Certification (CERT) Program
(City of Saint Paul, Hennepin County, and Ramsey County. The program certifies SBEs, MBEs, and WBEs.)

National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC)

North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC)

State of Minnesota Department of Administration

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

 Disability:IN™ Supplier Diversity 

University of Minnesota WMDBE Profile Information

University WMDBE Certification Criteria

Targeted Business Database Registration Form

University Resources

University of Minnesota Staff & Departmental Directory

University Wide Contracts for Goods and Services

University Purchasing Policy


Robert J Jones Urban Resource Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)

University of Minnesota Supplier Diversity Documents

      Construction Documents

      Document 658-A Targeted Business & Community Development Questionaire

      Document 658-B Targeted Business List

      Document 659 Monthly Employment Compiance Report

      Document 660 Targeted Business Total Payment Affidavit

      Document 661 Targeted Business Verification of Completed Work

      Goods & Services

      Supplier Diversity Commitment Document   

      Supplier Diversity Compliance Document A  

      Supplier Diversity Compliance Document B

      Supplier Diversity Computer Donation Document C

      Supplier Diversity Compliance Document D


External Links

Association of Women Contractors (AWC)

Carlson School of Management

Center for Nonprofit Management - University of St. Thomas

Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)

CERT Program

Diversity Information Resources (formerly TRY US)

Graduate School - PhD's Education Index

Greater Twin Cities United Way

Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

Kaposia, Inc. - Employment Services for People with Developmental Disabilities

Management Assistant Program (MAP) for Nonprofits

Metropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA)

Minnesota Council on Foundations

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) of Upper Midwest

National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC)

Neighborhood Development Center

North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC)

Office for Public Engagement

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Public & Nonprofit Leadership Center - University of Minnesota

Purchasing Services

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Small Business Administration - Federal Contracting Opportunities Training

SBA Small Business Size Limits

State of Minnesota Department of Administration