What Are The Certifications?
June 18, 2023
Different Certifications Have Different Acronyms. For Example:
WBE = Women Business Enterprise
MBE = Minority Business Enterprise
VBE = Veteran Business Enterprise
VOSB/SDVOSB – Veteran Owned/Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
LGBTE = Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Enterprise
DOBE – Disability Owned Business Enterprise
WOSB = Woman Owned Small Business
DBE = Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
SBE= Small Business Enterprise
States and Cities may have other certification acronyms including combining them, such as WMBE or M/WBE, etc.
This is not a comprehensive list, but meant to give you an idea of what you and your company may pursue, if you qualify.