What is race neutral DBE?

What is race neutral DBE?

Race neutral, on the other hand, is a measure or program that is used to assist all small businesses. A race neutral approach, which allows all small business to compete with each other, including DBEs, is one way to meet your goal. The DBE regulation encourages you to use race neutral means whenever you can.

What is DBE participation?

To participate in the DBE program, a small business owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals must receive DBE certification from the relevant state– generally through the state Unified Certification Program (UCP).

What is DBE stand for?


Acronym Definition
DBE Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
DBE Deutsche Biographische Enzyklopädie (German: German Biographical Encyclopedia)
DBE Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire
DBE Database Engine

What does DBE for life mean?

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What is a small disadvantaged business concern?

A Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) is a small business that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged. SDB status makes a company eligible for bidding and contracting benefit programs involved with federal procurement.

Can I use a DBE without a goal?

As you can see, using a DBE on a project without a goal or in excess of the goal is not only highly encouraged, FHWA expects each DOT to utilize as much race-neutral participation as possible. The ideal goal of the DBE program is to be 100% race-neutral with primes utilizing DBEs without any goals being set.

What is a race-neutral DBE?

The Federal DBE Program requires state transportation agencies to meet the maximum feasible portion of their overall DBE goals using race-neutral measures. Race-neutral measures are initiatives that encourage the participation of all businesses, or all small businesses, and are not specifically limited to DBEs.

How do DBE primes contribute to a race-neutral projection?

For instance, if you both exceeded your goals and used DBE primes in the same year – and thus the DBE primes contributed to you exceeding your goals – then you must be certain not to double count the extent to which the participation of DBE primes provides a basis for a race/gender-neutral projection in the next year.

Are DBE subcontractors more successful on contracts without goals?

If a portion of that 20% resulted from the participation of DBE subcontractors on contracts without goals – and thus from race/gender-neutral means – then it may be appropriate to assume that you will be able to achieve similar results in the future. Again, it is extremely important to ensure that you are comparing similar types of contracts.