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King County is continuing to perform certification services during regular business hours. We encourage our customers to follow the Stay at Home Order and social distancing and to utilize our Online Certification process to apply for SCS certification. King County supports efforts to get information to small business owners about local, state, and federal resources that can help during this time.

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Apprenticeship You EARN while you LEARN

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Priority Hire

Priority Hire

Workforce development program for individuals in economically distressed areas, Master Community Workforce Agreement (MCWA), pre-job package and worker success stories

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DBE Program

Federal DBE and EPA

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) programs, and Fair Share Goals for Minority and Women-owned Businesses

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SCS Program

SCS Certification

Get certified as a Small Contractor and Supplier (SCS) and increase the competitiveness of your firm

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Small Business Accelerator

Small Business Accelerator

Select contracts for competition among certified SCS firms to propose as prime

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ESJ Innovation Plan

ESJ Innovation Plan

Expanding opportunities for state certified MWBE firms

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Contracting Opportunities

Contracting Opportunities

Contracting Incentives for Small Businesses

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Contract Reporting

Diversity Compliance Management System (DCMS)

Contract data and contractor reporting requirements

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Annual Reports


Reports on the performance of Apprenticeship, Priority Hire and Contracting Opportunities Programs

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