The Detroit School District is making an effort to connect to the minority students and minority businesses in the community.
Detroit School District Makes an Effort to Attract Minority Businesses
The Detroit School Districts Department of Contracting and Procurement has created a special community outreach program which gives immediate notification to certified minority businesses when bids are posted. These bids are used to determine which businesses will provide construction or services for the Detroit School District. This program, known as the Detroit Public Schools Small Contractor Development Initiative Program, provides businesses notification when the Detroit School Districts Department of Contracting and Procurement bids are solicited. The Detroit School District has created DemandStar.com, bidding notification system. It informs businesses about, among other things, invitations to bid, Request for Proposal, Request for Qualification and Request for Information.
This could become a huge boon for minority businesses in the area because large some of money are spent each year by the Detroit School Districts Department of Contracting and...