Off of Minority & Women's Business
The goal of the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises (OMWBE) is to improve the economic vitality of certified minority, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses. OMWBE certifies small minority and women owned firms, provides education and outreach, and provides consulting services to agencies for supplier diversity programs. Indicators of success are jobs and successful minority, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses.
OMWBE’s mission is to lead and promote the state’s supplier diversity strategy. It ensures that maximum practicable opportunity in state contracting is afforded to, and inclusive of, small businesses owned by minorities, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged firms. OMWBE identifies and eliminates barriers to participation in state contracting, provides supplier diversity training, helps in business development, and does certification of minority, women, and disadvantaged businesses.
|Net change from current biennium||1,342,000 Increase|
|Percent change from current biennium||27.2% Increase|
Operating Budget: Summary
|2017-19 Appropriations||Appropriated Funds||Expenditures|
|Amount||Estimated Balance||2015-17 Actual||2017-19 Estimated||2019-21 Proposed|
|General Fund - Basic Account - State||880,000|
|4,926,000||OMWBE Enterprises Account - State||3,501,752||4,926,000||5,388,000|
|4,926,000||Total Appropriated Funds||3,501,752||4,926,000||6,268,000|
Operating Budget: Program Summary
Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium
|2016-17 Actual||2017-18 Estimated||2018-19 Estimated||2019-20 Proposed||2020-21 Proposed|
|FTE Staff Years||19.1||19.0||17.7||27.0||27.0|