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.

Procurement Assessment & Transformation is here.  Make your voice be heard!  Please click here to complete the supplier/contractor/vendor survey.

August is National Black Business Month! 

The national holiday was founded in 2004 “to reach venture capitalists, government officials, and community leaders to focus on a more hospitable environment for Black firms to grow and build sustainability.” The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and American Express have developed the online platform ByBlack.  The is a repository of black-owned businesses.  Baltimore is a featured City!  I encourage eligible businesses to explore the benefits of  being a ByBlack certified black-owned business. Celebrate National Black Business Month by finding and supporting local Black-owned businesses.”

MBE/WBE Directory

The MBE/WBE Directory lists certified businesses in alphabetical order and by services. The MWBOO expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this directory. Information in this directory should be verified with the MWBOO at (410) 396-4355.

Baltimore Disparity Study

For information on the City of Baltimore and Housing Authority of Baltimore City's ongoing Disparity Study being conducted by MGT Consulting Group. 

MWBOO 2020 Annual Report

Click here to download the MWBOO 2020 Annual Report.

B2G Diversity Management System

Baltimore City’s Diversity Management System is Coming Soon!

Workday Supplier Self-Service Portal 

Workday is Coming Soon!


Part II of MWBOO’s Financial Literacy Series: Wells Fargo Small Business Webinar

Business Development Programs

Clark Construction Strategic Partnership Program
DPW Small Business Development Training Program

Related Documents

MBE/WBE Certification Application
MBE/WBE Recertification Application
City of Baltimore Affidavit for Maryland Department of Transportation Certified Firms
Expansion of Services Request
Change in Contact Information Form
Article 5, Subtitle 28
Post Award Statement of Intent Form
Bidder Information Guide