The Department has implemented several new Small Business Contracting Strategies, links below:
Small Business and DBE Strategies
Small Business and DBE Under-Utilization Matrix
Business Development Initiative Information
Prequalification for Professional Services with FDOT
Prequalification for Contractors
Minority Business Enterprise Reporting
Vendor Payment History (Department of Financial Services)
This link will provide vendors with a resource to make inquiries into payments made to them by the State of Florida. The payment information is updated each evening for current day payments.
Professional Services Small Business Listing
Construction, Maintenance and Other Contractual Services Firms - Small Business Listing
If you wish to be included in the Small Business listing for Professional Services or the Small Business listing for Construction, Maintenance and Other Contractual Services Firms, please complete the Small Business Affidavit form and send to email@example.com.
Can I respond to this program if I am both a DBE and Small Business?
Can I respond to this program if I am not a DBE, but a Small Business?
Small Business Reserved Strategy
Entire contract is set-aside for small businesses
Must use only Small Businesses for Prime and subconsultants
Encourage teaming with DBE and Small Businesses in Under-Utilized Work Groups. Will be a consideration for Shortlisting.
Can only use DBE’s and Small Businesses to meet the under-utilized work group goals.
Yes, can be a DBE Prime, Small Business Prime, DBE Sub, or Small Business Sub
“DBE” and “NON-DBE SMALL BUSINESS” Aspiration Goal
10.65% aspiration goal for DBE usage.
Only used when project is not a Small Business set-aside or does not contain under-utilized work groups.
Yes, only for the 10.65% “DBE” Portion.
Yes, only for the 3% “Non DBE Small Business” Portion.