DCAP Impact

Why Local Supplier Diversity Matters

The expansion of procurement with DC minority-owned businesses provides:

Anchor Value

  • Aligns with mission and strategic objectives for local diversity, equity, inclusion
  • Advances price and quality competition by expanding pipeline of considered vendors
  • Promotes service improvement and innovation within organization Offers professional development opportunities for staff and students
  • Enhances institutional reputation with customers, community, and local government

Economic Value

  • Promotes stronger local economy by boosting local GDP
  • Increases tax revenue to fund community priorities
  • Promotes economic diversification to support resilience of economy

Community Value

  • Creates and retains jobs, especially for most disadvantaged residents
  • Boosts job quality such as wages, benefits, and advancement for business employees
  • Supports intergenerational wealth creation for entrepreneurs and their families

By the Numbers

Stories Of Impact:

Quick 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:

January 5, 2021

CNHED 2020 Annual Report

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development (CNHED) is excited to share our 2020 Annual Report that outlines not only our accomplishments throughout the year, but also forecasts our future work in 2021.

Advocacy CNHED Updates DC Community Anchor Partnership DC Landlord Partnership Events Housing Impact/Case Study Public Policy Small Business VISTA Strong Communities Program Workforce Development
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June 13, 2019

DCAP Spotlight: First Choice Masonry, Inc.

First Choice Masonry Inc. was developed in February 2005 by President Cory Jones to provide masonry and concrete contracting services in the commercial and industrial industries in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

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June 13, 2019

DCAP Spotlight: Savage Technical Services

Savage Technical Services is a Ward 8, District of Columbia based professional minority owned and operated electrical contracting firm specializing in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, cabling and computer network systems.

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June 13, 2019

DCAP Spotlight: FogHill, Inc.

FogHill Inc. is a black-owned full-service, facility maintenance company located in Ward 6 in Washington, D.C. Since 2014, FogHill have assisted diverse clients throughout the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area with array of services including: janitorial management and facility maintenance management.

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June 13, 2019

DCAP Spotlight: Pinke’s Eats Catering

Pinkey Reddick, a black Native Washingtonian who lives in Ward 7, grew up cooking with her grandmother. While a manager at Olive Garden, she began to cook breakfast for her church and, after encouragement from parish members, she decided to start Pinke’s Eats catering company.

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