Supplier Diversity Program


JPS is committed to providing Small, Minority, Women and Veteran owned Enterprises (SMWVBE) an equal opportunity to compete for and earn contracts for the goods and services we purchase. JPS recognizes that a diverse supplier base promotes competition, builds strong communities, drives creativity and creates opportunities.

Our Supplier Diversity Program will:

  • Reinforce the District’s Commitment to Business Development/Supplier Diversity spend
  • Recognized and help build stronger business relationships that help contribute to the local economy
  • Foster and nurture business relationships
  • Proactively seek to procure products and services from Small/Minority/Women/Veteran owned business enterprises
  • Increase our overall supplier base with whom we do business


Our program will assist Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) and Small, Minority, Women, Veteran Business Enterprises (SMWVBEs) with bid and contract opportunities through a combination of: