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    If you have not already pre-qualified for this program, please visit the
    Engineering department’s
    Prequalification Requirements page.


    The PDF links below offer a thorough explanation of the program policies for the construction section of the EBO. 

    Policy and Guidelines

    EBO-Construction Policy

    EBO-Construction Guidelines


    The Equal Opportunity department will certify Micro-Local Business Enterprises (Micro-LBE’s) that desire to participate as such under the City of Grand Rapids Equal Business Opportunity programs.

    For the purposes of tracking and reporting only, the Equal Opportunity Department will qualify as certified Minority Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises any of those certified by one of the following designated agencies:

    ​-  National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)

    ​-  Michigan Minority Business Development Council (MMBDC)

    ​-  Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

    ​-  Michigan Women Business Council (MWBC)

    ​-  National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC)

    ​​-  Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)

    Administrative Policy

    Micro-LBE Certification Application

    Construction Micro-LBE Directory

    Contract Compliance Administrative Guidelines

    Complete Micro-LBE Directory

    Bid Discount Application Packet

    Application Packet

    Target Market Program

    Application Packet


    2004 Annual Report

    2005 Annual Report

    2006 Annual Report​

    2007 Annual Report

    2004-2010 Special Report

    2012 Annual Report​