DBE Supportive Services Center

A Joint Initiative

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WHO WE ARE

Located on the campus of the historic Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services Center is a joint initiative between the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

WHAT WE DO

The DBE Supportive Services Center provides business development services to DBE firms to enable them to acquire the proficiency, experience, and expertise necessary to compete on an equal basis, with non-DBE firms for federally-assisted PennDOT contracts and subcontracts.

WHERE WE WORK

The DBE Supportive Services Center operates across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania providing DBE firms with regional access to training, workshops, networking events. DBE Supportive Services Project Coordinators are available to make site visits and offer one-on-one assistance.

SUPPORT SERVICES

DBE firms receive one-on-one assistance and support online, on-site and in-person from knowledgeable staff and experienced experts

DBE / PRIME NETWORKING
Receive notice of opportunities to bid and the chance to network with Prime contractors and PennDOT officials at events throughout the year

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Whether your DBE firm needs project management or safety training, we help you develop a plan to address your firm’s specific needs and objectives

PENNDOT CONTRACTS
As a “Ready-to-Work” DBE firm, you may bid on, and be awarded, subcontracts for federally assisted PennDOT transportation and airport projects