The Minority and Women's Business Opportunity Office

The Minority and Women's Business Opportunity Office (MWBOO) is responsible for the Certification of Minority Business Enterprises and Women's Business Enterprises, maintaining a directory of certified business enterprises, investigating alleged violations of Article 5, Subtitle 28, certifying compliance with Article 5, Subtitle 28 of the City code before contracts are submitted to the Board of Estimates for award, setting MBE and WBE participation goals on contracts, and establishing certain annual goals for MBE and WBE participation.

MBE/WBE Directory

Click here for the MBE/WBE Directory.

Please Note: All certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and Women’s Business Enterprises (WBE) remain certified pending the Minority and Women’s Business Opportunity Office’s (MWBOO) review of their renewal application. If there is an extension date or expired data listed in the directory for the MBE or WBE and you have submitted a renewal application, you remain certified while the renewal review is conducted. 

You may utilize a MBE or WBE with a pending renewal application as a subcontractor.  If you have any concerns regarding their status please call MWBOO Tuesday through Thursday or utilize the Contact MWBOO link to submit your question.  

Baltimore Disparity Study

MWBOO Releases MGT Disparity Study
MGT Disparity Study 2022

MWBOO 2020 Annual Report

Click here to download the MWBOO 2020 Annual Report.

Events

Md. Washington Minority Companies Association - Minority Outreach Fair 

Business Development Programs

Clark Construction Strategic Partnership Program
DPW Small Business Development Training Program

Related Documents

Expansion of Services Request
Article 5, Subtitle 28
Post Award Statement of Intent Form
Bidder Information Guide