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Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises

It is the policy of the State of Vermont that Minority / Women Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of Contracts financed with state funds.

All Bidders are encouraged to contact M/WBE's in an effort to recruit them to submit proposals for the work or portions thereof. The Contractor shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sexual orientation in the award and performance of subcontracts.


Phishing Alert


We have been informed that companies listed in the M/WBE's directory have received an email that appeared to be from, but was not from, the State, asking those listed in the M/WBE's directory to verify their information listed . Please be careful to avoid possible ‘phishing’ attempts of this nature. Never provide any information unless you first verify the validity of the request through a trusted State contact.

M/WBE Directory:

Governor's Executive Order (EO):

M/WBE Form:

If you require more information, please contact us:

Office of Purchasing & Contracting (OPC)
Department of Buildings & General Services (BGS)                                                                                                                  
133 State St, 5th Floor
Montpelier, VT 05633-8000

Phone:  802.828.2211
Fax:        802.828.2222