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DBE Program Manual and Goal

Welcome to the Southern California Logistic Airport's (hereinafter referred to as "SCLA") Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program site.  This site has been developed with the objective providing assistance and outreach to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) that want to work on SCLA contracts.

The SCLA receives U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Assistance funds through the Federal Aviation Administration and as a condition of receiving such assistance has developed a DBE Program in accordance with federal regulations published under U.S. DOT 49 CFR Part 26.

In accordance with these regulations SCLA's policy is to ensure that minority-owned, and other disadvantaged small businesses can fairly compete for and perform on contracts and subcontracts financed in whole, or in part with DOT funds.

To view SCLA's DBE Program, click on the link below:

DBE program

Disadvantaged Business Outreach Events and Resources

SCLA has developed the following 6-month look ahead schedule to inform the public of upcoming projects and events:

(list of upcoming projects)


Disadvantaged Business Bonding Assistance

SCLA is committed to the growth of Disadvantaged Businesses within SCLA's market area and regularly communicates with its subcontracting community to identify possible barriers to the growth and success of Disadvantaged Businesses.  SCLA recognizes that a firm's ability to obtain performance and payment bonds can pose a significant barrier to their ability to win public sector contracts sand for those firms that are able to obtain bonds, being able to bond adequately may also often pose a barrier to working on public contracts.

Follow this link to access information on Bonding Assistance Resources


Overall Program Goal

Public Notice

To be eligible to count towards the DBE goal, DBE subcontractors must be certified with the State of California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) at the time of bid/proposal submission.

California Unified Certification Program (CUCP)

To obtain information about the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP), please click here.  This website will explain what this program is about and how it can assist you with  the DBE certification process.


Overall DBE Goal for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Assisted Contracts

SCLA has developed a proposed overall (triennial) DBE goal for the three federal fiscal years beginning October 1, 2018 and ending September 30, 2021.  The goal has been calculated at 6.5% adn was developed using DOT-approved goal-setting methodology as described in 49 CFR 26.45.

In accordance with 49 CFR 25.45 and as part of the public participation process, SCLA has distributed its goal and methodology to local/ethnic chambers of commerce and other business/community-based organizations dedicated to assisting and growing small and disadvantaged businesses.  The proposed 6.5% goal has been advertised via Public Notice on SCLA's website and in general circulation publications.  (click here to view the Public Notice)

(link to DBE Program)

Click here to view the goal calculation and methodology.

SCLA Overall DBE Goal_2019_21r 8-28-19



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