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Supplier Diversity

It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia to contribute to the establishment, preservation, and strengthening of small business and businesses owned by women and minorities and to encourage their participation in state procurement activities.

Towards that end, Norfolk State University encourages these firms to compete and encourages non-minority firms to provide for the participation of small businesses owned by women and minorities through partnerships, joint ventures, subcontracts, and other contractual opportunities.It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia to contribute to the establishment, preservation, and strengthening of small business and businesses owned by women and minorities and to encourage their participation in state procurement activities.