Montana Department of Transportation

DBE General Information

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

DBE logo

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/SBE?

Should I Apply?, Certification Forms

Already DBE Certified

Supportive Services, Annual Renewal, Reimbursements

DOING BUSINESS WITH DBEs

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

Final Report

Linked Information

Business Plan

The SBA offers a variety of online courses for small business owners. Check out this Business Plan course for help writing or updating your business plan. Remember, highway related DBEs are eligible to receive reimbursement funds if they have a business plan on file.

2017 Upcoming Events

Date Location Event Time Contact
February 21 MSU Extension
Livingston
Top 10 Things U Need to Know about HR 9am-12pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
February 23 Billings PTAC Matchmating 9am-3pm Deanna Langman, 406-869-8410
February 28 MMEC –Bozeman Trade Marks & Domain 11:30am-1pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
March 1-2 MMEC –Bozeman Profit Mastery 8:30am-4:30pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
March 2 Lame Deer Intro to 8a/DBE Charelle Beatty, 406-750-9976
March 8-9 Browning Profity Mastery 8:30am-4:30pm NADC
March 13-14 Helena Gov - Shark Tank 8am-5pm SBDC
March 15 Box Elder Contracting 101 Stephen Fox, 406-353-4325
March 16 MMEC –Bozeman Intro to QuickBooks 9am-3:30pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
March 21 MSU Extension
Livingston
SEO+Google Analytics 9am-12pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
March 22-23 Polson Profit Mastery 8:30am-4:30pm NADC
March 29 Dillon Social Media No Marketing Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
April 5-6 Invest In Success
Butte
Various All day Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
April 6-7 Billings Profit Mastery 8am-5pm Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
April 18 MSU Extension
Livingston
Get Lean 9am-12pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
April 19 Bozeman ASTRA 8am-5pm Anna Kazmeroskie
April 19
(4 days)
Kalispell Profit Mastery 8:30am-12:30pm Stephanie Juneau, 406-758-3836
April 20 MMEC –Bozeman Intro-Online QuickBooks 9am-3:30pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
April 26 Dillon Part 2 Marketing/Brand Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
April 26 Kalispell Profit Mastery 8:30am-12:30pm Stephanie Juneau, 406-758-3836
May 3 Butte Buying/Selling Your Business Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
May 3 Kalispell Profit Mastery 8:30am-12:30pm Stephanie Juneau, 406-758-3836
May 9 Ennis Website Essentials Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
May 10 Kalispell Profit Mastery 8:30am-12:30pm Stephanie Juneau, 406-758-3836
May 11 Bozeman WCOE MSU Business Center
May 16 Butte Online QB Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
May 18 MMEC –Bozeman Intro to QB 9am-3:30pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
June 7 MMEC –Bozeman Buying & Selling Your Business 9am-12pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
July 12-14 Billings Innovate Montana 8am-5pm Gov Office
August 1-3 Billings NADC Conference NADC Staff, 406-259-3804
September 13-14 Great Falls Profit Mastery 8:30am-4:30pm Jason Nitschke 406-771-9022
September 27-28 Boulder Profit Mastery Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
October 18-19 Butte Southwest Business Expo Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
October 19 MMEC –Bozeman Intro to QuickBooks 9am-3:30pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
November 16 MMEC –Bozeman How to Get Contracts
With the Government
9am-12pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
December 6-7 MMEC –Bozeman Profit Mastery 8:30am-4:30pm Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113
December 12 Butte QuickBooks - Year End Julie Jaksha, 406-533-6780
December 14 MMEC –Bozeman QuickBooks - Year End Reporting 9am-12pm
1pm-4pm
Suzi Berget-White, 406-587-3113

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