What is DBE?

DBE stands for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. DBE is a Federal initiative to provide opportunities to historically disadvantaged businesses • DBE Certification applies to all Department of Transportation recipients including UTA, UDOT, and Salt Lake Airport.

What are DBE benefits?

  • Get an edge in bidding for projects
  • Infrastructure funding
  • Increasing public transit
  • Opportunity to participate on federally funded projects
  • Access to a complete directory of certified DBEs for the entire state
  • Firms’ information is available to all agencies across the state

How do I qualify?

  • Company must be at least 51% owned by one or more people that are socially and economically disadvantaged
  • Must be a small business per SBA guidelines
  • A firm’s three-year average of annual gross receipts, may not exceed $28.48 million
  • Personal Net Worth cannot exceed $1.32 million
  • For-profit business

How do I apply?

What other resources does DBE offer?

UUCP Application

Click Here to download the application.

What companies are currently participating?

Fyve Star TMM Enterprises
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LS Gallegos Mori Consulting
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