Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise Program (VOBE)

The Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise Program (VOBE) is designed to foster participation by Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises in the County’s procurement process.

The program includes an overall aspirational goal of 1% of the County’s total dollar value of procurement contracts to be made directly or indirectly with Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises.

For the purposes of the Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise Program, a Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise (VOBE) is defined as a business enterprise that is verified by the Center for Verification and Evaluation of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise.

To qualify, veteran-owned businesses must be verified by the Center for Validation and Evaluation of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.  For more information on verification visit http://www.va.gov/osdbu/.

To search the database of business enterprises that are verified by the Center for Verification and Evaluation of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise visit  https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/