Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

Pierce College is committed to maximizing opportunities for minority and women owned businesses to contract with us for the procurement of goods and services. Pierce College is dedicated to ensuring that certified businesses are given maximum practicable opportunity to directly and meaningfully participate and that access to procurement opportunities is fair and equitable.

If you feel you may qualify for MWBE certification, contact:

Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises
P. O. Box 41160 MS FK-11
Olympia, Washington 98504-1160

By operation of Initiative Measure 200 (I-200) approved by the voters in 1998, no financial preferences are extended to bidders based upon race or gender. Federal "set-aside" programs have no effect on State of Washington procurements.