Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprise Program

MWSBEWelcome to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprise Program. The goal of this site is to serve as a source of information to all vendors and prospective bidders who ever wondered how to do business with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS). Interested vendors will gain a better understanding of how to do business with the school system, available small business assistance, certification requirements, and upcoming bid opportunities.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education is committed to promoting full and open access to business opportunities with CMS by proactively seeking diverse suppliers and building relationships through a competitive process. Minority-owned, women-owned, and small business enterprises (collectively “M/W/SBE”) as well as other responsible vendors shall have a fair and reasonable opportunity to participate in the CMS procurement process.

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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