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Off of Minority & Women's Business

RCW 39.19

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.

Agency Mission

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.
Request 6,565,000
Net change from current biennium 344,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 5.5% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
869,000 General Fund - State 869,000 2,113,000
5,352,000 OMWBE Enterprises Account - State 3,208,661 5,352,000 4,452,000
6,221,000 Total Appropriated Funds 3,208,661 6,221,000 6,565,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
298,330 298,330 Info Tech Invest Rev Acct - Nonappropriated
298,330 298,330 Total Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 1,511,813 2,315,517 928,813 3,327,000 3,238,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
(293,091) (8.4%) 35,669 1.1% 3,320,670 102.4%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 18.1 22.0 23.3 30.1 33.0