Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
Business Enterprise (DBE) Program at the Vermont Agency of
Transportation encourages and supports the participation of the
companies owned and controlled by
socially and economically disadvantaged
The program is federally-funded by USDOT and administered by the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans).
We have the only federally-mandated certification program in the State of
We provide a central
business directory for transportation-related minority and women-owned businesses, provide statewide
certification to eligible businesses, and provide technical assistance and
training on business development and government contracting.
To participate in
federally-funded contracts under the DBE Program, firms must be certified
with VTrans. A DBE is a business which:
- is at least 51
percent owned by one or more
socially and/or economically
disadvantaged individuals, and
- whose management and daily
business operations are controlled by one or more of the socially and/or economically
disadvantaged individuals who own it.
more information on DBE Certification criteria click here.
Civil Rights Program Manager
Vermont Agency of Transportation
1 National Life Drive
Montpelier VT 05633-5001
Tel: (802) 828-2644 Fax:(802) 828-1047