OHSU

State Certification

Vendors and suppliers wanting to do business with OHSU must be certified with the State of Oregon OMWESB to be considered a Minority, Women and Emerging Small Business.

State Certifications

The State of Oregon office of Minority, Women, and Emerging Small Business offers four types of certifications to qualified Oregon businesses.

Certification program Certification is for If the business is
contracting opportunities with city, county, state and special jurisdictions • 19 or fewer employees
• 3-year gross annual receipts
  construction firms ≤$1,699,953
  non-construction firms ≤$679,981
Tier 2
contracting opportunities with city, county, state and special jurisdictions
• 29 or fewer employees
• 3-year gross annual receipts
  construction firms ≤$3,399,907
  non-construction firms
  ≤$1,133,302
contracting opportunities with city, county, state and special jurisdictions
• owned and controlled by a
  member of a recognized minority
  group**
• minority has 51% + ownership
contracting opportunities with city, county, state and special jurisdictions
• owned and controlled by woman
• woman has 51% + ownership
contracting opportunities with recipients of federally-funded transportation-related projects
• owned and controlled by woman
  OR member of recognized
  minority group**