Montana Department of Transportation

DBE General Information

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

The MDT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program encourages and supports the participation of companies owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in transportation contracts. It is a federally funded program administered by MDT. In order to participate in federally funded contracts under the DBE Program, companies must first be certified through the MDT DBE Program. MDT is the only DBE certifying agent in the state of Montana. The MDT DBE Program Specialists are responsible for overseeing all aspects of the MDT DBE Program, including certification, compliance of federal and state laws, DBE Supportive Services, etc.

DBE Options

Interested in DBE?

Should I Apply?, Certification Forms

Already DBE Certified

Supportive Services, Annual Renewal


Directory, Quote Request, Subcontractor Payments, Complaints

DBE Options

Small Business Resources

Chamber of Commerce, Grant and Loans, SBDC, and more links

Program Info

Official FAQs, Program Guides, and more

Disparity Study

Study Information, Team, Get Involved, Documents

Linked Information

Upcoming Events

DBE General Information

Date Location Event
September 1 Great Falls Business Plan Training
September 1 Great Falls DBE Focus Group (Certified DBEs only)
September 2 Great Falls DBE Program Meet & Greet Open House
September 10 Billings Business Plan Training
September 16 Missoula DBE Program Meet & Greet Open House
September 17 Kalispell DBE Program Meet & Greet Open House
September 22 Bozeman Business Plan Training
September 22 Bozeman DBE Program Meet & Greet Open House
September 23 Billings DBE Program Meet & Greet Open House
February 3-4 Helena DBE Summit

For more information on events, please contact , 406-444-7287.

Newly Certified DBE's

Company Highway Related? NAICS Home State
Highliner Consulting Group, LLC No 541611 – Administrative Management and General Management Consulting
541690 – Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
Straight Stripe Painting, Inc. Yes 237310 – Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
238990 – All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
238110 – Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
488490 – Other Support Activities for Road Transportation
Water, Civil, and Environmental, Inc. Yes 541330 – Engineering Services
541620 – Environmental Consulting Services