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ByBlack

The ByBlack certification helps businesses grow and differentiate themselves. ByBlack is the first certification exclusively for Black-owned businesses that creates credibility when seeking contracting opportunities with corporations & 政府机构

What programs are available for small and/or minority businesses?

While there are several programs available to assist businesses, the most common programs utilized by small and minority business owners include the 历史上未充分利用的业务(HUB), 弱势企业计划(DBE), and programs offered through the 小企业管理局(SBA). Each of these programs requires a certification process. Business owners must go through the application process and submit supporting documentation to substantiate eligibility.

The certification process can take up to 90 days or longer if additional information or documentation is required. A business is not certified until the certification process has been completed by the owner and approved by the certifying agency. 参见e世博esball的MOC关系.

What are the requirements for the HUB, DBE and SBA programs?

历史上未充分利用的业务(HUB) 一定是一家公司, 个人独资, 伙伴关系, or joint venture in which at least 51% of the business is owned, 操作, and actively controlled/managed by a minority or woman. The business is an entity with its principal place of business in Texas, and has an owner residing in Texas with a proportionate interest that actively participates in the control, operations and management of the entity’s affairs.

弱势企业(DBE) are defined as small for-profit businesses where socially and economically disadvantaged individuals own at least a 51% interest of the business and also control the management and daily business operations. 参加DBE项目, a small business owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals must receive DBE certification from the relevant state.

被认为在经济上处于不利地位, an individual must have a personal net worth that does not exceed $1.3200万年. 被视为小型企业, a firm must meet SBA size criteria AND have average annual gross receipts not to exceed $22.4100万年. Size limits for the airport concessions DBE program are higher.

小企业管理局(SBA) has several programs designed to assist small and economically disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace. 这些项目包括, but are not limited to the 8(a) Business Development Program and the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program. SBA defines a “small business” in terms of the number of employees over the past year, or average annual receipts over the past three years. 尺寸标准因行业而异. The Federal government sets aside certain contract bid opportunities exclusively for small businesses. 为了争取这些合同, small businesses owners must first register as a vendor with the government.

What are the requirement for the HUB, DBE and SBA programs?

What individuals classify as socially and economically disadvantaged?

根据德州的规定, “socially and economically disadvantaged” individuals or groups include African Americans, 拉美裔人, 印第安人, 亚太和次大陆的亚裔美国人, 和女人. Other individuals can also qualify as socially and economically disadvantaged on a case-by-case basis.

What businesses classify as being socially and economically disadvantaged?

被考虑参加这个项目, the owner or at least one of the owners must classify as socially and economically disadvantaged, own at least a 51% interest of the business and also control the management and daily business operations. 德克萨斯州对这类企业的分类如下:

  • Woman-Owned,女
  • 鳞次栉比,男
  • 鳞次栉比,女
  • 黑人,男
  • 黑人,女
  • 对,男
  • 对,女
  • 美国印第安人所有,男性
  • 美国印第安人所有,女性

为什么我要证明我的业务?

Although it is not mandatory for a small and/or minority business to be certified in order to be selected for work, 是对的。
benefit of a small and/or minority business owner to certify their business in these programs.
Many 政府机构 require that some percentage of the procurements be set aside for small and/or minority businesses.
Certification in these programs helps to increase the opportunity for small and/or minority businesses to successfully compete
政府合约.
While certification alone does not guarantee the selection of a business, certification through these statewide programs will
increase your businesses exposure to prime contractors, 公众人士, 以及其他供应商多元化的实体
programs and are searching for small, minority, and woman-owned businesses for contracting purposes.