Oregon's Procurement Technical Assistance Center

The Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID)

The Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID) is the sole certification authority for the state of Oregon and provides a "one-stop" certification process. Certification opens the door to targeted government contracting opportunities. Certifications include:

  • Federally funded transportation related projects
    • Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (ACDBE)
    • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE)
  • Contracting opportunities with state, county and city government agencies and special jurisdictions (e.g., hospitals and universities)
    • Minority Business Enterprise Program (MBE)
      • Recognized minority groups: Black American, Hispanic American, Native American, Asian Pacific American and Subcontinent Asian American
    • Women Business Enterprise Program (WBE)
    • Emerging Small Business Program (ESB)

Visit the Cobid site here

Please contact GCAP for assistance with MWBE Certification process