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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program is primarily funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The objectives are to:

  • Ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts.
  • Reduce burdens on small businesses.
  • Assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the marketplace outside of the DBE program.
  • Eligibility & Requirements

    Owner(s) must own 51 percent of the firm and be a member(s) of one of the following groups:

    • Women (Regardless of race)
    • Black Americans
    • Hispanic Americans
    • Native Americans
    • Asian-Pacific Americans
    • Subcontinent Asian Americans
    • Any additional groups whose members are designated as socially and economically disadvantaged by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and has a personal net worth not to exceed $1.32 million (minus the value of their principal residence and interest in the business)

    For more information call 786-469-5405 or 786-469-5302.

Phone Number(s)

Transportation & Public Works
Alice N. Bravo, P.E., Director

Overtown Transit Village North
701 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33136

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