Small and diverse suppliers play a vital role in meeting the needs of departments across Grounds. Additionally, University spending with these businesses positively impacts communities across the Charlottesville region and beyond; a 2015 study completed by the VCU Center for Urban and Regional Analysis found that every dollar spent with small and diverse businesses creates $1.69 in economic impact.
UVA: UVA purchasers can utilize Marketplace to access 49 active contracts held with SWaM suppliers. The link contains a searchable database of these small and diverse suppliers, which can be filtered by commodity code.
VASCUPP: UVA purchasers have access to 845 VASCUPP contracts held with small and diverse businesses. The main VASCUPP contracts portal can be filtered to show only SWaM businesses.
VHEPC: UVA purchasers can access 17 VHEPC contracts held with small and diverse businesses.
EVA: UVA purchasers have the ability to search all SWaM vendors registered with eVA. Purchasers can further filter results by NAICS, NIGP codes, and Zip Codes.
If you have any questions about the contracts please contact the Supplier Diversity Team through AskFinance@virginia.edu