Targeted/Minority Business Information
Any targeted business seeking assistance in understanding or completing any bids or proposals should seek the assistance of the Purchasing Office. A "targeted business" means businesses that are small, locally owned, locally operated, or owned by a woman or minority.
James City County is a member of the Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council, an organization dedicated to promoting and facilitating the development of business relationships between its members and certified minority-owned enterprises. The Council has a number of programs to serve targeted and minority businesses such as certification, referrals, loans, trade fairs, directories and mentorship programs. Visit the Council's website at http://affiliate.nmsdc.org/vmsdc/ to learn more.
The Commonwealth of Virginia's Department of Minority Business Enterprise provides information on topics of interest to targeted and minority businesses such as certification, a vendor list, business and technical assistance, and loan programs. Visit their website at www.dmbe.virginia.gov for more information.