South Bend: Big MWBE Contracting Opportunities Beyond City Hall

The city of South Bend is a finalist for this year’s City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities promote economic equity.
by The city of South Bend | May 1, 2019 AT 10:00 AM
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The city of South Bend is a finalist for this year's City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities promote economic equity.

You can help select this year's City Accelerator participants! Check out the cities' pitches, and then let us know which ones you think should be a part of this important program by giving them a star rating and leaving your comments below!

What is the city proposing?

With the recommendations from the first City of South Bend MWBE Disparity Study for Purchasing and Contracting, South Bend’s project will focus on leveraging over $1.8 billion combined contracting and procurement spending of the top 10 employers in South Bend. This will help to create, stabilize, and scale up MBE/MWBE's that offer the goods, services, professional services and contracting used locally every day to address the longstanding racial wealth divide through entrepreneurship.


For a detailed description of the mission and purpose of the City Accelerator’s cohort on promoting economic equity, click here.

Public response is one of several criteria being used by the City Accelerator to select cohort cities. The number of ratings or comments by themselves do not determine final status or selection.


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The City Accelerator wants your feedback. Ask a question or share your thoughts on the problem and the proposed approach - and we welcome your comment on what a solution would mean for city residents

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