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Small, Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

The SWaM procurement initiative was established to enhance business opportunities for Small, Women and Minority-Owned Businesses (SWaM) and to ensure a level playing field for all SWaM businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia. A SWaM vendor is a business that has been certified by the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE) and is listed in the SWaM Vendor Directory. Radford University is commited to increasing supplier diversity in our vendor community.    

The following links can assist with locating resources to increase participation with SWaM businesses and can assist vendors with locating resources to expand SWaM business opportunities. For university departments, a SWaM quote is required for purchases between $0 - $5,000.