Making the Grade: Contracting with Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses


An East Bay Agency Report Card  San Francisco Bay Area

Government agencies in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area spend millions of dollars in public contracting on an annual basis, for everything from construction contracts to architecture and engineering services to supplies. Historically, minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MBEs and WBEs) have received a very small slice of this very lucrative pie.