Forms for Federal & State Certification
University Procurement Policies and Procedures
Diverse Supplier Certification is one of the tools used to validate and seek qualified minority, women, veteran and disadvantaged business concerns for sponsored research projects.
In order for the university's federal contracts to receive credit for using diverse suppliers, the business must be certified by the Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA will certify qualified businesses for 8(a) Business Development Program and HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program.
More information about the SBA program can be obtained by:
In order for the university's state contracts to receive credit for using diverse suppliers, the business must be a California Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (CDVBE) and fax its certification to Supplier Diversity Services.