• Phone(804) 786-6585
  • Mailing Address
    Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
    101 North 14th Street, 11th Floor
    Richmond, VA 23219

About the Agency

The Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD) is the state agency dedicated to enhancing the participation of our small, women- and minority-owned businesses in Virginia’s procurement opportunities. SBSD is responsible for the administration of two certification programs: the Small, Women- and Minority-owned Businesses under Virginia’s “SWaM” Procurement Initiative and the federal U.S. Department of Transportation’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) Program. SBSD also provides support to our certified businesses through business development and procurement advocacy programs, in cooperation with other agencies and departments.

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