Benefits of DBE Certification boils down to one word: ACCESS. Certification gives DBEs exclusive access to top corporate purchasing agents, premium networking events, searchable supplier databases, affordable consulting services, technology programs, and vital introductions to nationally known corporations.
Being a Member of the DBRC, our team will connect with the agencies that provide the Pennsylvania Unified Certification Program Agencies and/or Provide HUD Section 3 Business Concern Certification.
The Benefits of Being a Certified DBE Business:
The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program is designed to ensure there is an equal opportunity for socially and economically disadvantaged firms to receive and participate in United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) assisted contracts.
Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968 that helps foster local economic development, neighborhood economic improvement, and individual self-sufficiency.
Please visit: www.hud.gov/section3/ and follow the instructions provided to complete the certification process. Once on the website to self-certify and register: click on the Opportunity Portal, then under Section 3 Businesses, click on search for contracts, hit the Business Search tab and click on sign-in.