Becoming a Diverse Supplier
Diversified Maintenance’s Supplier Diversity Program recognizes certified minority-owned, women-owned, LGBT-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned, disability-owned, and small business enterprises. We strongly encourage all eligible suppliers to certify as a diverse business. The certification process, conducted by the certifying agencies listed below, is designed to ensure that only businesses that meet the minimum eligibility criteria are awarded certification. To help you determine your eligibility, see the lists of diversity classifications, certifying agencies, and eligibility requirements below. Certified businesses can fill out the Supplier Self-Certification Form and email a copy of their Capability Statement and diversity certificate to supplierdiversity@diversifiedm.com.

– Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (MBE)

– Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBE, WOSB)

– Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)

– Veteran-Owned (VBE, VOB) or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (DVBE, SDVOB)

– 8(a) Development Program

– Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (DOBE)

• Your business must be a for-profit enterprise.

• Your business must be physically located in the United States or its trust territories.

• The owner(s) of the business must be U.S. citizens and must be active in management and daily business operations 

• Your business must be at least 51% owned by:

– A member or group of members of ethnic minority groups:  African-American, Hispanic-American, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander American, Asian-Indian American; or

– A woman or group of women; or

– A veteran or group of veterans or service-disabled veterans; or

– A person or group of persons with disabilities; or 

– An LGBT person or persons

– A socially and economically disadvantaged individual as defined by the Small Business Administration’s guidelines

See all Minimum Eligibility Requirements for Diversity Certifications

Events

Supplier Diversity Webinar

Tuesday, March 15 at 3:30 p.m. (EST)

Join us for an interactive discussion with Constance Jones, Senior Director, Network Delivery Services, at the National Minority Supplier Development Council. We will discuss the certification process for the Minority Business Enterprise certification and the various benefits associated with certifying your business.

This event is reserved for our current self-classified suppliers that meet the Minority Business Enterprise certification requirements. 

Supplier Diversity Webinar

Wednesday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. (EST)

Learn more about becoming a diverse supplier for Diversified Maintenance with speaker Ciara Lilly.

This event is open to everyone, and all prospective vendor partners are encouraged to attend.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, Diversified Maintenance does not guarantee business to any supplier.

By registering as a prospective diverse supplier, you put your company’s information within an internal database that is referenced any time sourcing opportunities surface.

You will be notified that your information was received successfully. When opportunities arise, a team member will contact you to discuss the next steps in our sourcing process.

Yes. The process would be similar. You would complete this interest form and direct any general questions to info@diversifiedm.com