Certified New York State Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE)


Document TitleCertified New York State Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE)
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Policy NumberPurchasing Department Policy No. 302
Approval Date

January 2003

Approved by
Effective Date

January 2003

Review Date/Schedule
Revision History

ORIGINAL: January 2003
LAST REVISED: August 2011
REVISION DATE: January 2016


I. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to define a procedure for the use of Certified New York State Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprise.

II. Procedure

It is the policy of Fredonia to take affirmative action to ensure that Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (M/WBE) that are certified by New York State are given the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to provide the University with goods and services at competitive prices. When a department utilizes a New York State certified vendor, their account will be credited 10% of the total amount by the University. Departments need to note that the vendor is an M/WBE to insure that they receive that credit.

Please contact the Purchasing Department at extension 3438 if you have any questions regarding M/WBE vendors. A complete listing of M/WBE vendors is available by visiting the following website: http://www.nylovesmwbe.ny.gov/ .


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