MBE Suppliers

DCAP helps to grow District-based MBEs through new market access and business development opportunities.

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Stories of Impact

Wins For MBE Growth

As DCAP has pursued institutional changes that will be key to long-term impact, CNHED has rigorously sought short-term procurement opportunities from Anchor Members to support individual businesses. Here are several examples:

June 26, 2023

CNHED Launches DCAP Portfolio, Bolstering Minority-Owned Businesses in DC’s Economic Comeback

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) announces the launch of the DCAP Portfolio as part of its DC Community Anchor Partnership (DCAP) initiative.

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June 12, 2023

American University Joins Community Anchor Collaborative in Support of Local MBEs

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) announces today that American University has joined the DC Community Anchor Partnership (DCAP) as a participating anchor institution.

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April 12, 2023

A Message from the President: DC’s 2023 Disparity Study

Last week, the District released results from its Disparity Impact Study, which provided a comprehensive overview of whether a disparity exists between the availability and utilization of minority- and women-owned businesses as part of the District’s contracting processes.

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December 30, 2022

CNHED 2022 Impact Report

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development (CNHED) is excited to share our 2022 Annual Report, which outlines not only our accomplishments throughout the year but also forecasts our future work in 2023.

Advocacy Capacity Building/Training CNHED Updates Community Engagement DC Community Anchor Partnership DC Landlord Partnership ELEVATE Events Housing Impact/Case Study Public Policy Small Business VISTA Strong Communities Program Workforce Development
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