Benefits of Certification

​​Businesses certified by the State of Wisconsin through the Wisconsin Supplier Diversity Program receive the following benefits:

  • Business recognized and verified as MBE, DVB and/or WBE​.
  • ​Business name listed on Wisconsin Database of Certified Suppliers. By being listed on the State’s directory, firms in the program have a broader business reach to government and corporate buyers within and beyond the borders of Wisconsin.
  • ​Permissive 5% Bid Preference (MBEs and DVBs).
  • Spending with Business included in calculation for Wisconsin's Diverse Spending Goals, which are 5% for MBEs and 1% for DVBs.