Other Business Resources

Training

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Here are some additional training resources:

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Chambers 

Chambers are a great way to network and develop your business with the help of a nonprofit in niche areas. If you need help with completing the application or business development in general, consider contacting a Chamber.

Here is a list of Diverse Chambers in Wisconsin:

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* The WI Supplier Diversity Program is a proumember of this organization.
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Loans

Here are a few places to begin with for financial assistance:

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Certification

There are other certifiers of diverse populations in Wisconsin besides the Supplier Diversity Program. 

WisDOT​​​ - Office of Business Opportunity and Equity Compliance (OBOEC) is our highlighted resource! WisDOT houses the Disadvantaged-Business Enterprise (DBE) certification within the State of Wisconsin, as well as many other development opportunities for businesses. If your business becomes certified with WisDOT, you are able to streamline the certification ​process with the SDP using a Substantially Equivalent Application (SEA), which is a wonderful resource!

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Other certifications available in Wisconsin:

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Procurement 

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) provides assistance with applying for certifications and bidding on federal, state, and local contracts.

This list has other resources for bidding opportunities in the fields of engineering, architecture, goods, services, and construction. There are numerous resources listed. Don't forget to ​follow our BID | WIN | PERFORM​guidelines​.

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