Upcoming Contracting, Small Business Training, and Open House Opportunities - Section 3

Below are contracting opportunities with regional Section 3 agencies.  These projects have goals of 10% contracting with Section 3 businesses, 3% of contracting with professional services, and 30% of Section 3 new hires where available.  Please reach out to them if you are interested in participating.    

Contracting Opportunities

Opportunity

Date/Time/Location

Contact

Description/Flyer

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity - 401 Maryland Ave. West Bid Deadline - June 24, 2020

For questions or to obtain bid documents in electronic format:

Jonathan Birkholz at 612-328-0276

This project is a new construction single family home. Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is looking for qualified companies to bid on the following work:

Earthwork, FDN Waterproofing, Carpet, Helical Piers ● Siding, Soffit & Fascia, Plumbing, Sewer & Water, Rain Gutters, HVAC, Concrete, Drywall Finishing, Electrical

Please see Bid Notification for more information.

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity 1155 Beech St., St. Paul, MN 55106

Bid Deadline - June 22, 2020

For questions or to obtain bid documents in electronic format:

Mari Ojeda at 612-271-9115.

This project is a new construction single family home. Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is looking for qualified companies to bid on the following work:

Earthwork, FDN Waterproofing, Carpet, Helical Piers ● Siding, Soffit & Fascia, Plumbing, Sewer & Water, Rain Gutters, HVAC, Concrete, Drywall Finishing, Electrical

Please see Bid Notification for more information.

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity - Supply and install  carpeting.

 

Bid Deadline - June 9, 2020

For questions or to obtain bid documents in electronic format:

Jonathan Birkholz, at 612-328-0276.

 

Supply and install carpets for residential development.  See Bid Notification for more info. 

 

MPHA 2020 Major Projects Please see attachments

Emily VanPatter evanpatter@mplspha.org

612-342-1424

Major Projects 2020

Frerichs Projects - January 2020

Duplex - 2015 23rd Ave. South

Three-Unit Rowhouse - 1600 Penn Ave North

 

Training Workshops, Capacity Building, and Open Houses

 

Event

Date/Time/Location

Contact

Description/Flyer

Rebuilding Our Community:
Legal Resources to Help Your Small Business

Webinar Dates:

Jun 12, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
Jun 16, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
Jun 17, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
Jun 18, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
Jun 19, 2020 @ 2:00 PM

Alysia Zens, zens.alysia@dorsey.com, 612-752-7333.

Please join us for a webinar series designed to assist the owners and managers of Minnesota small businesses and nonprofits that have been impacted by unrest, loss, and damage as you work to restore and rebuild. 

Attorneys from Dorsey & Whitney LLP are partnering with LegalCORPS to bring you this webinar series.  The webinars are free to attend, and you may attend as few or as many as you have interest in. 

If you have any questions regarding this webinar series, please contact Dorsey & Whitney LLP Pro Bono Counsel, Alysia Zens, zens.alysia@dorsey.com, 612-752-7333.

To Register, please visit:  https://dorsey.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__5FPAJB1R5qdPlUBC2Zimg

MN Dept of Administration - PTAC Orientation Class Date: 6/2/20
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CDT)
Registration Deadline: 6/2/20 8:00 AM (CDT)
Fee: No Fee
Christina Nebel-Dickerson (651) 201-2629

All new PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center) client vendor applicants are encouraged to attend our Orientation Class as the first step in understanding our services and how we can assist in your local, state and federal government contracting efforts. You are invited to acquaint yourself with the State of Minnesota, Department of Administration’s PTAC services and resources offered to assist your small business with successfully entering into the government marketplace.

Our Government Procurement Specialists and Vendor Specialists can assist you with registrations such as SAM, DSBS, Fedbiz Opps, SWIFT, etc. Come and learn how to get registered in appropriate databases (SAM, SWIFT), how you can obtain certifications for socially and economically-disadvantaged small business programs (Women, Minority, Veteran, Disabled), a general overview of terms and acronyms, and other government-procurement subjects.

Instructions: 

WebEx:  https://minnesota.webex.com/minnesota/onstage/g.php?MTID=e287d53ff0c47c37b722f33887ac8a17d

Exploring Federal Government Contracting - MN PTAC

 

Date: 6/16/20
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (CDT)
Status: Open - 41 places remaining
Registration Deadline: 6/16/20 8:00 AM (CDT)
Fee: No Fee

 

Christina Nebel-Dickerson (651) 201-2629

 

Are you interested in expanding your market share, increasing revenues, and growing your business? Have you considered diversifying your customer base to include the federal government? The MN Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and SBA will be co-leading this session so you can learn about registering as a vendor, certifications, and how to find contract opportunities.  You will also hear about how the government purchases, types of buying methods, what's required of you as a vendor, small business procurement programs, small business goals and set-asides as well as basic contracting terms and steps to getting started.

Instructions: 

Sign in begins at 9:00 a.m.

Construction Training Program - Neighborhood Development Center TBD for Spring 2020 Rob Taylor - training@ndc-mn.org or 651-379-8432

Please see FLYER.

This class is for aspiring entrepreneurs who are looking to start or grow a business in the construction industry.

FORMAT: 6–8 p.m., one night a week

BONUS: 15 hours of free One-on-One Consultation

START: Taking applications for Fall 2019 (Sep/Oct)

LOCATION: 809 Incubator, Confererence room

CERT Certification and Local Government Contracting Workshop

City of Saint Paul

 

4th Wednesday of each month.

Virtual Workshops

 

 

Jef Yang

jef.yang@ci.stpaul.mn.us

651-266-8968

This workshop is important for local and disadvantaged businesses who are interested in contracting opportunities with local government - namely the City of Saint Paul, City of Minneapolis, Ramsey County, Hennepin County.  There are business opportunities worth thousands of dollars with these and other government contracting offices.  This is your chance to find out about them, meet contracting officers, and get in the door.  We can also help you with applying for the various types of certifications (Section 3 and Central CERT), and learn how these certifications can benefit your company.