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Small Business Enterprise Program

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Small businesses create two out of every three new jobs in the Tulsa metro area - more than 55,000 jobs with an estimated payroll of $1.4 billion.

The City of Tulsa has designed a new program for small businesses to interact with City employees and become contractors on various goods and services.

Small businesses wanted: To provide 6 to 10 percent of goods and services purchased or contracted by the City of Tulsa.

Benefits to Small Business Enterprise Program Members

Your company will be on a preferred list for consideration to do business with the City of Tulsa.

Additional benefits include offerings in educational, partnering and networking opportunities to develop managerial and communications skills that may help build growth in your business.

Eligibility Requirements

The business must:

  • Be operational for at least one year prior to application.
  • Have 25 or fewer employees and annual sales volume (averaged over the previous three years) of less than $3 million or construction of less than $5 million.
  • Be a for-profit business, independently owned with a physical address in the Tulsa Metropolitan Statistical Area.* Tulsa area office must have one or more employees conducting core business activities.
  • Have capacity to perform work independently or as a subcontractor relative to its field of operation, and where required, has a license or certificate issued in his or her name.
  • Be owned by U.S. citizens or by lawful, permanent residents of the United States.

How to Apply for Membership

Request the form from the Mayor's Office for Human Rights - (918) 596-7818, or pick one up in person at the City Clerk's office on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 175 E. 2nd St.

*(Tulsa, Osage, Rogers, Pawnee, Wagoner, Creek and Okmulgee counties)