Creating Connections, Enabling Opportunity
Delivered by the Facilities and Operations department, the CU Grow: Vendor Development Program is a multi-dimensional coaching program developed to assist minority-, women-, and locally-owned (MWL) firms in the built environment including construction trades, professional services, suppliers, and commodities with a revenue of $250K minimum by expanding their existing portfolio of business and contracts with large clients. The program is at no cost to vendors and runs annually from February to December.
Read the welcome message from the Executive Vice President of Facilities and Operations here.
What Alumni Are Saying
Read quotes from alumni below and learn more about past cohorts on our alumni page.
After successfully transitioning the program to an online format earlier this year due to the global pandemic, the fourth cohort of the CUFO-led CU Grow Vendor Development program concluded with a virtual graduation ceremony held the evening of December 9.
Tanya Pope, AVP of University Supplier Diversity, was among the expert panelists at a virtual event hosted by Inspire Enterprise, Inc., designed to support Black-owned businesses.
The CU Grow Vendor Development program hosted its third procurement event of 2020.