DSLBD partners with local DC government agencies, non-profits, and Federal partners to operate programming to support justice-involved DC residents (reentering citizens or those on parole or probation) to open, own, and operate their own businesses.
DSLBD offers personalized business counseling and competitive insights for navigating the government contracting process successfully.
Developers that enter into CBE Agreements with the District on private projects are required to subcontract at least 35 percent of the project’s adjusted budget to CBEs.
District agencies are required to spend at least 50 percent of their expendable budgets with SBEs.
Learn more about the MWAA certification program and securing contracting opportunities.