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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services

Phone: 503-823-5288

Fax: 503-823-5384

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Rm 1040, Portland, OR 97204

Social Equity Contracting: Building Portland Businesses

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 Information on the City's small business programs and business community engagement


Minority Evaluator Program

City program to include at least one minority evaluator on contractor evaluation selection panels awarding City contracts

Subcontractor Equity Program

The Sub Contractor Equity Program requires prime contractors to make an effort to provide subcontracting opportunities to state certified MWESB firms.

Prime Contractor Development Program (PCDP)

A program to build the number of Minority and Women prime contractors working on City construction projects.

Workforce Training & Hiring Program

The goal of the Workforce Training & Hiring Program is to increase the numbers of women & minorities in the construction trades through apprenticeship opportunities

Social Equity Initiatives

The City has passed several new initiatives: CEIP, CBA, and COEP. These initiatives along with others help address social equity in the City's construction contracting processes.

D/M/W/ESB Certification Ineligibility Complaint Investigation Request

Sumbit a MWESB certification ineligibility complaint for a City project