Minority and Women-Owned Business Women-Owned Business Economic Development Act
The State of Arkansas supports equal opportunity as well as economic development in every sector, ensuring that 15% of the total amount expended in state-funded and state-directed public construction programs and in the purchase of goods and services for the state each fiscal year is paid to minority businesses. The percentage breakdown is as listed below:
- Ten percent (10%) for minority business enterprises with two percent (2%) allocated for service-disabled veteran-owned minority business enterprises; and eight percent (8%) for all other minority business enterprises; and
- Five percent (5%) for women-owned business enterprises
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Minority Spending Reports
The Portal is used by state Minority and Women-Owned Business Officers (MWBOs) to report funds expended with Minority and Women-Owned Enterprises (MWBEs) by state agencies and institutions.