Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Programs
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE)
The Eugene Airport has an established Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. This program is for businesses that are certified as socially or economically disadvantaged in accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) regulations, 49 CFR Part 26. The Airport receives federal financial assistance from the USDOT through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) primarily for airport construction projects. As a condition of that financial assistance, the Airport must ensure that DBE-certified businesses have an equal opportunity to compete for, and perform, Eugene Airport contracts.
This grant assurance requires the Airport to establish DBE plans and set annual DBE participation goals for airport projects and concessions. The Airport also must submit annual reports to the FAA detailing actual DBE participation. Most certified DBEs are minority- or women-owned businesses, and all DBEs must not exceed federally defined size standards.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal
The Eugene Airport DBE participation goal is available for review and comment. The goal reflects planned contracting at the Airport that will receive partial federal funding. We invite you to submit written comments regarding, but not limited to:
- DBE availability
- Effects of discrimination on DBE opportunities
- Eugene Airport efforts to solicit DBE participation
- Section 26.45: Overall DBE Three-Year Goal Methodology
Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (ACDBE)
The Eugene Airport has established an Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 23. The Eugene Airport is a primary airport and has received federal funds authorized for airport development after January 1988 (authorized under Title 49 of the United States Code). The Eugene Airport has signed airport grant assurances that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 23.
The Eugene Airport ACDBE participation goals are available for review and comment. The goals reflect known and planned concession opportunities at the airport and include both car rental and non-car rental activity. We invite you to submit written comments regarding, but not limited to:
- ACDBE availability
- Effects of discrimination on ACDBE opportunities
- Eugene Airport efforts to solicit ACDBE participation
DBE Application Forms
For more information, please contact the DBE and ACDBE Coordinator for EUG at 541-682-5430 or via email.