Small Business

 The Department has implemented several new Small Business Contracting Strategies, links below: 
 Small Business and DBE Strategies - Updated 10/2/2017 
 Small Business and DBE Under-Utilization Matrix 
 Business Development Initiative Information 
 Small Business Size Standards 
 BDI Reserved Contracts 
 Reports 
 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.

 
   
 If you wish to be included in the Small Business listing for Professional Services, please complete your BDI Affidavit and Profile form  and send to smallbusiness@dot.state.fl.us 
   
 If you wish to be included in the Small Business listing for Construction, Maintenance and Other Contractual Services Firms, please complete your BDI Affidavit and Profile form  and send to FDOT.BDI@dot.state.fl.us. 
   
 
ProgramDefinitionParametersCan 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 StrategyEntire contract is set-aside for small businessesMust use only Small Businesses for Prime and subconsultantsYesYes
Under-Utilization GoalEncourage 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 SubYes
“DBE” and “NON-DBE SMALL BUSINESS” Aspiration Goal10.65% aspiration goal for DBE usage.
3% aspiration goal for “Non-DBE Small Business” 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.