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Minority, Women & Veteran-Owned Business Directory

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A Minority, Woman or Veteran Owned business is defined as a business that is at least 51% owned and controlled by a minority, woman or veteran business owner. Minority, Women & Veteran-Owned Business Directory businesses are self-submitted, and not certified by the Kansas Department of Commerce or State of Kansas.

For a list of Kansas Department of Commerce Certified MBEs, WBEs, DBEs, and ACDBEs please search our Certified Directory

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Disadvantaged, Minority-and Women-Owned Businesses Directory

Find Kansas certified disadvantaged, minority-and woman-owned businesses with the Kansas Department of Commerce directory.

This directory consists of businesses that have been certified by the Kansas Department of Commerce through its Statewide Certification Program. 

Businesses that can be searched by their certifications include:

  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • Woman Business Enterprise (WBE)
  • Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)

For a list of Certified DBEs willing to perform as subcontractors on Kansas Department of Transportation’s (KDOT) federal aid projects, please search the KDOT Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses Directory.