Please check this page for opportunities for Certified LGBTBE® businesses from our stakeholders. Opportunities will be updated weekly. Have questions? Contact [email protected]!
Below you’ll find some of the many state and local governments that NGLCC has worked with to accept the Certified LGBTBE® status as a part of their supplier diversity program.
The CHAMPIONS Initiative from American Family Insurance offers a unique opportunity for business owners to develop relationships with their Sourcing and Procurement team, along with other members of the Enterprise. The CHAMPIONS Initiative focus is to assist business owners with solving specific challenges, such as the development of multi-year business plans to achieve defined goals. Other areas of focus include:
– Sales and brand awareness
– Access to Capital
– Attracting and retaining talent
– Product development
– Cyber Security
CHAMPIONS Advisors act as both a primary point-of-contact and an ally for the duration of the yearlong program, educating and inspiring business owners to pursue their dreams with confidence. The CHAMPIONS Initiative goal is to make business owners “contract ready” for strategic partnerships and opportunities with the Enterprise, and broader business community.
CLICK HERE to learn more and participate. Questions? Contact [email protected].
Last November, Macy’s, Inc. announced S.P.U.R. Pathways, a multiyear, multifaceted funding program designed to advance entrepreneurial growth, close wealth gaps and shatter systemic barriers faced by diverse-owned and underrepresented businesses. Through a $30 million investment over five years by Macy’s, Inc., S.P.U.R. Pathways will ultimately represent up to $200 million in access to critical funding for underrepresented businesses and will feature a comprehensive range of financing options from growth equity capital to loans for working capital and commercial real estate. In partnership with Momentus Capital, the initiative is a significant advancement to a long-standing Macy’s, Inc. commitment to underrepresented businesses and aims to galvanize the retail industry to invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs. For questions, contct [email protected].
In March, WEX officially launched their Vendor Inclusion & Diversity Program. They are excited to engage diverse suppliers in our first potential sourcing opportunity. Their Sourcing and HR teams are currently looking at their contingent workforce suppliers and processes. As part of this process they expect to have an RFP opportunity for suppliers in this space. They will have more specifics in the coming weeks. This is what they are planning:
• Encourage diverse contingent workforce companies to register their interest in doing business with WEX by completing our very short registration form.
• In late May they plan to host a virtual session with WEX Human Resources & Sourcing to educate diverse suppliers on our needs and expectations of our contingent workforce suppliers
• Following the virtual session they will distribute a detailed survey to diverse suppliers to determine those with the qualifications needed to support WEX’s needs. Sign up
She’s Connected by AT&T is marking a 3-year milestone of showcasing inspiring women who are paving the way for the next generation and to celebrate, they want to hear your small business story! Apply today to become a part of the She’s Connected by AT&T community and for a chance to win $20,000 for your small business, along with the full support of the She’s Connected by AT&T platform. One Grand Prize winner will receive: $20,000 to go towards their small business One full year of AT&T service with a brand new device Involvement in feature episode* of #ShesConnected.
Construction and Engineering
Swinerton Builders is seeking subcontractors to bid for the Early Design-Build Bus Shelter Canopy scope on Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) ITF Auxiliary Curbs project in Los Angeles, CA. Work at ITF West will consist of (13) canopies at pick up/drop off islands to the east of existing ITF West parking structure. Work at ITF East will consist of (9) canopies at pick up/drop off islands to north of the ITF East parking lot, Design-Build Canopy scope of work: Design & Engineering, Submittals to all AHJs for approval, Furnish & Install: Canopy Structure, Canopy Structure footings, Standing Seam Canopy Metal Roof, Gutter & Downspouts, Solar Panel & Solar Powered LED Lights, and Paint (marine grade). [Basis of Design: LNI Custom Manufacturing, Inc or Approved Equal] Project requirement: PLA; 30% DBE; 30% Local Hire Trade Package(s) for this bid include Design-Build Canopy. [email protected] or 949-622-7000
Swinerton Builders is seeking subcontractors to bid for the Early/Enabling Work scope on Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Baggage Optimization Program Phase II project in Los Angeles, CA. Mandatory Business Enterprise Participation – SBE (10%); LBE (7%) & LSBE (5%); Local Hire (30%) is required. The scope of this project is to replace the existing Baggage Handling System (BHS) and consolidate all the Checked Baggage Inspection System (CBIS) and Checked Baggage Resolution Area (CBRA) in Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT), as well as rework the TBIT check in and delivery systems from the ticket lobby to the CBIS. The new BHS and CBIS/CBRA will interface with the existing Baggage Optimization Program (BOP) Phase I. The approximate area where these systems will be installed is 98,000 sf. Trade Package(s) for this bid include Surveying, Mechanical Investigation, Electrical Investigation & Early Electrical Equipment Procurement, Plumbing Investigation, and Fire Protection Investigation, Concrete & Rebar Materials Testing. The balance of the additional trades will bid out later this year, approximately Fall/Winter 2023. [email protected] or 949-622-7000.
Swinerton Builders is Seeking Qualified Subcontractors and Suppliers to provide pricing (bids) for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District’s Estancia High School Theater Project located at 2323 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Project Requirements: • Prevailing Wage • Skilled & Trained Workforce • Subcontractor Selection: Best Value • Bids are to be good for 90 days from bid date. Preliminary Bid Schedule Information: • Bids Due – 8/8/2023 at 2:00 PM • Anticipated Construction Start Date: Fall 2023, 20 Month Duration Interested Subcontractors should contact: [email protected] or 949-622-7000, for access to bid documents. NOTE: Documents will not be available after July 10, 2023.
Swinerton Builders is Seeking Qualified Subcontractors and Suppliers to provide pricing (bids) for the Los Angeles Community College District East Los Angeles College Nursing, Allied Health & Public Service (NAHPS) Building project located at 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754.
Project Type: This is a Design-Build & Prevailing Wage project. Project Labor Agreement Skilled and Trained Workforce
Bids are to be good for 90 days from bid date. Bid Schedule Information:
Invite to Bid – Mon, 07/17/23 Swinerton Prequalification Deadline – Fri, 07/28/23RFI Deadline – Fri, 07/28/23
Final Addendum – Thur, 08/10/23 Bids Due – Tue, 08/15/23
Anticipated Construction Start Date: October 2023 Interested Subcontractors should contact: [email protected] or 949-622-7000, for access to bid documents.
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