DBE Center


The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program at the Vermont Agency of Transportation encourages and supports the participation of the companies owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in transportation contracts.

The program is federally-funded by USDOT and administered by the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans). We have the only federally-mandated certification program in the State of Vermont.

We provide a central business directory for transportation-related minority and women-owned businesses, provide statewide certification to eligible businesses, and provide technical assistance and training on business development and government contracting.

To participate in federally-funded contracts under the DBE Program, firms must be certified with VTrans. A DBE is a business which:




For more information contact:
Sonya Boisvert
Civil Rights Program Manager
Tel: (802) 279-1330