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Procurement Office  /  Small Business 

Small Business

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Small Business

  The Department has implemented several new Small Business Contracting Strategies, links below:  
  Small Business and DBE Under-Utilization Strategies  - Updated 11/8/2014  
  Small Business and DBE Under-Utilization Matrix   
  Business Development Initiative Information  
  Small Business Size Standards  
  BDI Program Guidelines  
  BDI Reserved Contracts  
  Reports  
  Prequalification for Professional Services with FDOT  
  Prequalification for Contractors
  Minority Business Enterprise Reporting
     
  Vendor Payment History (Department of Financial Services)  
 

This link will provide vendors with a resource to make inquiries into payments made to them by the State of Florida. The payment information is updated each evening for current day payments.

 
     
  If you wish to be included in the Small Business listing for Professional Services, please complete your BDI Affidavit and Profile form  and send to smallbusiness@dot.state.fl.us  
     
  If you wish to be included in the Small Business listing for Construction, Maintenance and Other Contractual Services Firms, please complete your BDI Affidavit and Profile form  and send to FDOT.BDI@dot.state.fl.us.   
     
 

Program

Definition

Parameters

Can I respond to this program if I am both a DBE and Small Business?

Can I respond to this program if I am not a DBE, but a Small Business?

Small Business Reserved Strategy

Entire contract is set-aside for small businesses

Must use only Small Businesses for Prime and subconsultants

Yes

Yes

Under-Utilization Goal

Encourage teaming with DBE and Small Businesses in Under-Utilized Work Groups. Will be a consideration for Shortlisting.

Can only use DBE’s and Small Businesses to meet the under-utilized work group goals.

Yes, can be a DBE Prime, Small Business Prime, DBE Sub, or Small Business Sub

Yes

“DBE” and “NON-DBE SMALL BUSINESS” Aspiration Goal

10% aspiration goal for DBE usage.

3% aspiration goal for “Non-DBE Small Business” usage.

Only used when project is not a Small Business set-aside and does not contain under-utilized work groups.

 

Yes, only for the 10% “DBE” Portion.

 

 

Yes, only for the 3% “Non DBE Small Business” Portion.