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Guidance on Minority Business Enterprise and Women's Business Enterprise Outreach


Date Published: December 2001


This guidance document is intended for CDBG grantees and trainers seeking guidance on outreach to minority- and women-owned businesses (MBE/WBE). It discusses minimum acceptable outreach standards, guidelines for a minority/women's business outreach program, and compliance and recordkeeping. It is also part of Module 5 of the CDBG Crosscutting Issues Toolkit, which deals with fair housing and non-discrimination.

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