A program designed to help

Veteran-Friendly Businesses compete for state contracts

The State of Ohio’s Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise (VBE) Procurement program provides preference or bonus points to certified companies that compete to contract with the state to supply the goods or services it needs, including eligible construction services.

VBE

Applying for Certifications:

To apply for the MBE, EDGE, WBE, and VBE programs, visit the Ohio Business Gateway electronic filing system.

State Tools for Business:

Information about starting, managing, and growing your business in Ohio.

MBE / EDGE Business Tool Kit:

Tools to help you make the most of your MBE/EDGE certification. 

Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise Program

VBE Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for certification, the applicant business must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • At least ten percent of its employees are veterans or on active service.
  • At least fifty-one percent of the applicant business is owned by veterans or persons on active service.
  • If the applicant business is a corporation fifty-one percent of which is not owned by veterans or persons on active service, at least fifty-one percent of the board of directors are veterans or persons on active service.
  • The business is certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business or a Veteran-Owned Small Business and the owner(s) of the business meets the definition of veteran as defined in Rule 123:5-1-01(II) of the Ohio Administrative Code.

Steps to Certifcation

  1. Fill out new client form
  2. Contact MBAC office for documentation review prior to completing on-line application
  3. Complete the application

Main Office

2303 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Phone: 513.751.9900
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Satellite Office

1862 Shyville Road
Piketon, OH 45661
Working Remotely: Email
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Contact Us

Main Office:
Contact Form

Satellite Office:
Contact Form

MBAC Cincinnati © 2021 All Rights Reserved | Site created by Kenbur

A program designed to help

Veteran-Friendly Businesses compete for state contracts

The State of Ohio’s Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise (VBE) Procurement program provides preference or bonus points to certified companies that compete to contract with the state to supply the goods or services it needs, including eligible construction services.

Applying for Certifications:

To apply for the MBE, EDGE, WBE, and VBE programs, visit the Ohio Business Gateway electronic filing system.

State Tools for Business:

Information about starting, managing, and growing your business in Ohio.

MBE / EDGE Business Tool Kit:

Tools to help you make the most of your MBE/EDGE certification. 

Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise Program

VBE Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for certification, the applicant business must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • At least ten percent of its employees are veterans or on active service.
  • At least fifty-one percent of the applicant business is owned by veterans or persons on active service.
  • If the applicant business is a corporation fifty-one percent of which is not owned by veterans or persons on active service, at least fifty-one percent of the board of directors are veterans or persons on active service.
  • The business is certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business or a Veteran-Owned Small Business and the owner(s) of the business meets the definition of veteran as defined in Rule 123:5-1-01(II) of the Ohio Administrative Code.

Steps to Certifcation

  1. Fill out new client form
  2. Contact MBAC office for documentation review prior to completing on-line application
  3. Complete the application

Main Office

2303 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Phone: 513.751.9900
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Satellite Office

1862 Shyville Road
Piketon, OH 45661
Working Remotely: Email
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Contact Us

Main Office:
Contact Form

Satellite Office: 
Contact Form

MBAC Cincinnati © 2021 All Rights Reserved
Site created by Kenbur

A program designed to help

Veteran-Friendly Businesses compete for state contracts

The State of Ohio’s Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise (VBE) Procurement program provides preference or bonus points to certified companies that compete to contract with the state to supply the goods or services it needs, including eligible construction services.

Applying for Certifications:

To apply for the MBE, EDGE, WBE, and VBE programs, visit the Ohio Business Gateway electronic filing system.

State Tools for Business:

Information about starting, managing, and growing your business in Ohio.

MBE / EDGE Business Tool Kit:

Tools to help you make the most of your MBE/EDGE certification. 

Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise Program

VBE Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for certification, the applicant business must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • At least ten percent of its employees are veterans or on active service.
  • At least fifty-one percent of the applicant business is owned by veterans or persons on active service.
  • If the applicant business is a corporation fifty-one percent of which is not owned by veterans or persons on active service, at least fifty-one percent of the board of directors are veterans or persons on active service.
  • The business is certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business or a Veteran-Owned Small Business and the owner(s) of the business meets the definition of veteran as defined in Rule 123:5-1-01(II) of the Ohio Administrative Code.

Steps to Certifcation

  1. Fill out new client form
  2. Contact MBAC office for documentation review prior to completing on-line application
  3. Complete the application

Main Office

2303 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Phone: 513.751.9900
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Satellite Office

1862 Shyville Road
Piketon, OH 45661
Working Remotely: Email
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Contact Us

Main Office:
Contact Form

Satellite Office: 
Contact Form

MBAC Cincinnati © 2021 All Rights Reserved
Site created by Kenbur