Power is restored to Franklin Square Elem/Middle School and Steuart Hill Academy. Both schools will dismiss on the regular schedule today, Thursday, May 23.
City Schools seeks to increase the use of minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs) and women-owned business enterprises (WBEs) to provide goods and services. For information and resources, check out the FAQs below or contact the Legal Office.
What is an MBE/WBE?
An MBE is
A WBE is
What is the MBE/WBE program?
State program: Current regulations require agencies to make every effort to achieve an overall minimum goal of 29% of the total dollar value of their procurement contracts directly or indirectly from certified MBE firms. Find out more from the Governor's Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Affairs.
City program: City Schools has an aspirational goal of achieving at least 27% and 10% of the total dollar value of all contracts through direct or indirect procurement contracts with Baltimore City–certified MBEs and WBEs, respectively. Fine out more from the city's Minority and Women's Business Opportunity Office.
How can I become certified as an MBE or WBE?
State MBE program:
City M/WBE program:
How does City Schools set MBE and WBE goals for each project?
The overall MBE/WBE goal and subgoals (if applicable) are set by considering factors including