The mission of the Department of Minority Business Enterprise is to promote access to the Commonwealth of Virginia’s contracting opportunities and ensure fairness in the procurement process.
Virginia’s Department of Minority Business Enterprise has two key goals:
To increase the number of certified businesses in the Commonwealth
To increase the total dollars allocated to SWaM vendors as a percentage of all discretionary spend or contract dollars
The SWaM certification enables businesses to effectively generate business with the Commonwealth and grow as the state competes in the emerging marketplaces around the world.
SWAM Cert #: 704048, NIGP Services Codes and Descriptions follows below:

  • 20800 Information Technology Consulting Services
  • 20811 Application Development
  • 20836 Database Processing
  • 20837 Database Development
  • 20845 Knowledge Management
  • 20854 Sharepoint Development & Implementation
  • 20868 Program & Project Management.