Small Business & Vendor Diversity?
The Small Business & Vendor Diversity Relations Division’s
mission is to ensure equal access for:
Small | HUB Zone | Minority | Small Disadvantaged | Veteran
Service-Disabled Veteran | Women-Owned businesses by providing them equal opportunity to compete for procurement and contracting opportunities at the University.
We seek out, identify and utilize a diverse supply of qualified vendors interested in providing the many services and products required by the University. The division works with the various colleges and departments at the University to increase awareness and to help identify opportunities for small businesses.
UF Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations Mentor Protégé Program matches emerging minority-owned companies with leading area businesses to assist them in gaining the tools and techniques to improve their operations, foster long-term relationships and accelerate growth. Learn more about …
University of Florida’s Director of Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations, Kathey Porter, was a featured speaker during the 2016 Essence Festival first ever Money and Power Expo – Leap, Run, Grow. Porter offered experiential insights in a session on …
Be involved with the renovation of UF’s O’ Connell Center – looking for all trades! #MBE #WBE #SBE
Did you know that since 1997, the number of women-owned firms has increased by 68%?