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2021
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Land Records Recording Software.  Click here for additional information
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for the Creation or Expansion of a Minority Business Incubator(s).  Click here for additional information
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Transit Authority of River City (TARC) invites bids for Professional Services for Website Development. Click here for additional information
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for Business Consultants who can assist in providing value-added services to technology evaluations, triage, marketing, and agreement processes.  Click here for additional information
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Remote Patient Monitoring. Click here for additional information
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for UKHC PAV H Rooms H410 and H411 Pediatric Satellite Renovation. Click here for additional information
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Communication Franchise April 2021.  Click here for additional information
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Northern Kentucky University invites bids for Theater Risers.  Click here for additional information
April 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for PPV Fans.  Click here for additional information
May 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for One Year Honesty Bonds #7967.  Click here for additional information
May 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Student Accident and Athletic Insurance (Pre-K thru 12) #7966.  Click here for additional information
May 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Summer Feeding Produce Bid – Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.  Click here for additional information
May 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) invites bids for Commercial Exterior Cleaning – Soft Pressure Building Wash.  Click here for additional information
May 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) invites bids for Used Mack Semi W/Sleeper.  Click here for additional information
May 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for HSC Inner Professional Education Air Handler System Replacement.  Click here for additional information
May 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Traffic Signal Re-timing Project.  Click here for additional information
May 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Oak Forest ES Awning.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Installation of Air
Pre-heater at E.W. Brown Station. Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, City of Memphis invites bids for Gas Matrix Utility Landscaping. Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for Caperton Practice Facility AV System.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Vettiner Park New Pickleball Court Construction and Road Paving Project.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for ITB – Janitorial Services at KPD Off-site Locations.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Automotive Repair Parts and Service (Percentage) #7975.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Masonry and Concrete Restoration #7976.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Vettiner Park New Pickleball Court Construction and Road Paving Project.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Newspaper Databases including Courier-Journal Current and Historical, Microfilm and Genealogical Database.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Newspaper and Periodical Subscription and Delivery Service.  Click here for additional information
May 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) invites bids for Sinkhole Repair Services.  Click here for additional information
May 5, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Legal Services. Click here for additional information
May 5, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) invites bids for Portable Hazmat Tanker Simulator.  Click here for additional information
May 5, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Northern Kentucky University invites bids for Job Order Contracting (MEP Contractors).  Click here for additional information
May 5, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for Milan Puskar Stadium West Suites Roof Alterations.  Click here for additional information
May 5, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for UKHC PAV H Rooms H410 and H411 Pediatric Satellite Renovation. Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) invites bids for CVG CONRAC Signage- BP 6.  Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) invites bids for Sump Pit Rebuild – SP-AGT-5.  Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Elevator Modernization – Margaret Isadora King (MIK) Library. Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for 2021 Pedestrian and Bicycle Pavement Marking.  Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Visual Art Professional Development and Resources.  Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) invites bids for MFWQTC Sodium Hypochlorite Building Relocation Project.  Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Calculators and Accessories #7979.  Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Purchase of Uniforms (Maintenance Personnel) #7977.  Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for HSRB Replace Exhaust Fans. Click here for additional information
May 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Department of Curriculum and Instruction (Sale of Obsolete Textbooks – FM).  Click here for additional information
May 7, 2020: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Competitive Negotiation for Group Term Life/AD&D Insurance #3101.  Click here for additional information
May 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Improve Electrical Infrastructure – Ag Complex. Click here for additional information
May 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky Real Estate Foundation, Inc. Selling Blythewood Farm – Invitation to Bid. Click here for additional information
May 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Construction Trade Pipeline Program. Click here for additional information
May 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for Engineering Science Building G85 Maker Space.  Click here for additional information
May 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Online Testing Platform.  Click here for additional information
May 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Transit Authority of River City (TARC) invites bids for Professional Services for Website Redevelopment. Click here for additional information
May 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Provision of Head Start Services.  Click here for additional information
May 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Cloud Based Platform Ticketing Service.  Click here for additional information
May 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for SCNS Lunchroom Products (Manufacturers Only – Warehouse Delivery) #7970.  Click here for additional information
May 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Sodium Chloride (Rock Salt).  Click here for additional information
May 11, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for Web Content Management System.  Click here for additional information
May 11, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) invites bids for Bio-solids Marketing and Distribution Management.  Click here for additional information
May 11, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, City of Memphis invites bids for Honeywell CK65 Mobile Computer. Click here for additional information
May 11, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Center for Robotics and Manufacturing Systems Classroom #309 Renovation. Click here for additional information
May 11, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for HSC Data Center Switch Replacement.  Click here for additional information
May 11, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Residential Rehabilitation Services.  Click here for additional information
May 11, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Lawn Care Services.  Click here for additional information
May 12, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Water Company invites bids for Belmar Drive Area MRRP.  Click here for additional information
May 12, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Amherst Road Slope Stabilization.  Click here for additional information
May 12, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Maintenance of Refrigeration Equipment for Various SCBE Cafeteria 2021-2022 (MT).  Click here for additional information
May 12, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Safety Shoes/Boots for Men and Women (Percentage) #7980.  Click here for additional information
May 12, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Portable Generator. Click here for additional information
May 12, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Auto and Truck Batteries – Supplemental.  Click here for additional information
May 12, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Motorcraft Batteries – Supplemental.  Click here for additional information
May 12, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Douglass K8 Marquee Sign.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Medical Center and Central Heating Plant Deaerators. Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Condensate Surge Tank. Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Telecommunications Franchise.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Temporary Pumping Services.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Classroom Based Environmental Education.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for College of Business HVAC Replacement.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for School Zone Flashing Beacon.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Ford Road ES Marquee Sign.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Raleigh Egypt HS Marquee Sign.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Board Legal Counsel.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA)City of Bedford invites bids for Pump Station Replacement and Sludge Removal.  Click here for additional information
May 13, 2021: EVENT – 17th Annual Joint Utility Reception – Window of Opportunity… Join the Louisville Water Company, LG&E, MSD, and Louisville Metro for this virtual event. Click here for additional information
May 14, 2020: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Competitive Negotiation for Disability Income Program #3102.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2020: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for SCNS Lunchroom Products (Warehouse Delivery) #7978.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for Beechurst PRT Elevator Modernization.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Extended Social Resource (ESR) Grant Program – Community Wellness & Safety.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Extended Social Resource (ESR) Grant Program – Childhood and Youth Development.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Extended Social Resource (ESR) Grant Program – Food Insecurity and Nutritional Access.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) invites bids for Legal Services.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) invites bids for Automated Substitute Placement System.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Transit Authority of River City (TARC) invites bids for Bus Towing and Recycling. Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for Business Consultants who assist in providing value-added services to technology evaluations, triage, marketing and agreement processes.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for Chitwood Hall Shingle Roof Replacement.  Click here for additional information
May 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee Request for Quote for Electric Scissor Lift.  Click here for additional information
May 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) invites bids for Internal Audit Services.  Click here for additional information
May 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Westland Drive Drainage Improvements Project.  Click here for additional information
May 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Competitive Negotiation for Contract Nursing Management Services #3108.  Click here for additional information
May 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) invites bids for Lawn Care (PCT).  Click here for additional information
May 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for Floyd Street Parking Garage Restoration.  Click here for additional information
May 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for School of Dentistry IAQ Bi-Polar Ionization Units.  Click here for additional information
May 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Meadows Northland Arlington Neighborhood Improvement Project 6B1 and 6B2.  Click here for additional information
May 18, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Forest Management and Chain of Custody Group Certificate Audits. Click here for additional information
May 19, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Fire Station #21 Re-Roofing and Fascia Project.  Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Transit Authority of River City (TARC) invites bids for Air Conditioning Components. Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Southeastern Hill Trunk.  Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) invites bids for Environmental Operations Tank Inspection & Repairs.  Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) invites bids for On-Call Pump Repairs – Stormwater Treatment Plant.  Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Transit Authority of River City (TARC) invites bids for Steering Components. Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Competitive Negotiation for Fresh and Prepared Produced Delivered to Various JCPS Locations #3110.  Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for LTS Buildings 100, 200 and 300 Window Replacement. Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Asphalt Rejuvenation.  Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Extended Social Resource Overnight Emergency Shelter Component.  Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Baker Creek Urban Wilderness Park Mowing and Maintenance Services.  Click here for additional information
May 20, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Kingsbury HS Gymnasium.  Click here for additional information
May 21, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for P3 Legal Advisor.  Click here for additional information
May 21, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Regional Airport Authority invites bids for Human Resources Information System/Payroll Software System, RP 101-21.  Click here for additional information
May 25, 2021: EVENT – TSMSDC Virtual ‘Raising the Bar’ Mini-Series – Doing Business With…
University of Louisville. REGISTER NOW! Click here for additional information
May 25, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, City of Memphis invites bids for Cisco Cloudlock CASB Security Subscription. Click here for additional information
May 26, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Poultry Research Facility Relocation – Site Development. Click here for additional information
May 26, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Poultry Research Facility Relocation – Poultry Buildings. Click here for additional information
May 27, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Elevator Modernization – Louisville Metro Archives Building and Southwest Government Center.  Click here for additional information
May 28, 2020: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for SCNS Lunchroom Products (School Delivery) #7978.  Click here for additional information
June 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Water Company invites bids for Small Business Enterprise Application. Click here for additional information
June 30, 2021: EVENT – Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) – City of Knoxville 12th Annual Business Opportunity Breakfast. Click here for additional information
June 30, 2021: EVENT – TSMSDC Virtual ‘Raising the Bar’ Mini-Series – Doing Business With…
GE Appliances. REGISTER NOW! Click here for additional information
August 5-6, 2021: EVENT – SAVE THE DATE… Lexington MBE Expo. Additional information coming soon
August 19, 2021: EVENT – TSMSDC Virtual ‘Raising the Bar’ Mini-Series – Doing Business With…
Element Fleet Management. REGISTER NOW! Click here for additional information
***August 26, 2021: EVENT – SAVE THE NEW DATE… TSMSDC Virtual Impact Awards Gala. Additional information coming soon
September 13-14, 2021: EVENT – SAVE THE DATE… TSMSDC Virtual Business Marketplace. Additional information coming soon
October 25-28, 2021: EVENT – SAVE THE DATE… NMSDC National Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange (BOE) Miami,FL. Additional information coming soon
November 17, 2021: EVENT – TSMSDC Virtual ‘Raising the Bar’ Mini-Series – Doing Business With… University of Kentucky. REGISTER NOW! Click here for additional information
OPEN: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee Open Request for Quotes (RFQ) for Architectural/Engineering Services. Click here for additional information

2022
***October 3, 2022: EVENT – SAVE THE NEW DATE… TSMSDC Kentucky Golf Invitational. Additional information coming soon
***2022: EVENT – TSMSDC Tennessee Golf Classic – New date and additional information coming soon
BUSINESS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE INFORMATION
JUNE 30, 2021: LOUISVILLE WATER COMPANY – SMALL BUSINESS EQUITY PROGRAM – KENTUCKY:  In 1860 Louisville Water started as a small business, delivering drinking water to a growing city. Today, the company has opportunities for small businesses to work with them. Learn, register and quality for the Small Business Equity Program.  Click here for additional information
JPMORGAN CHASE – ADVANCING BLACK PATHWAYS:  Expanding Economic Opportunity for Black People. This program combines JPMorgan Chase’s business and philanthropic resources to focus on three pathways to accelerate economic empowerment and opportunity for the black community … Wealth | Education | Careers.  Click here for additional information
SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT PROGRAM – LOUISVILLE METRO GOVERNMENT, KENTUCKY :  Park Community Credit Union is launching the Small Business Support Program to help small businesses in Louisville that need financial support due to COVID-19 pandemic. Louisville Metro Government has awarded $2.2 million to fund the program which will be split equally between loans and grant to provide relief to small businesses. Loans and Grants are awarded on a first come, first serve basis.  Click here for additional information
SBA PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) EXTENSION:   The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on payroll. Borrowers may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness. SBA is currently offering PPP loans until May 31, 2021. President Biden announced program changes to make access to PPP loans more equitable. Click here for additional information
SBA NEW ROUND OF ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN (EIDL) ASSISTANCE: The U.S. Small Business Administration launched a new round of Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) assistance – called Supplemental Targeted Advances – on April 22, 2021 that will provide $5 billion in additional assistance to 1 million small businesses and nonprofit organizations that have been most severely affected by the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective April 22, the SBA modified the Targeted EIDL Advance application process to determine if businesses also qualify for the additional $5,000 Supplemental Targeted Advance. SBA will contact eligible business entities to apply and applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. To qualify for the Supplemental Targeted Advance, an eligible business entity must be in a low-income community, suffered greater than 50 percent economic loss, and have 10 or fewer employees.   Click here for additional information
SPECIAL NOTE:
COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTER: NMSDC’S ONE-STOP RESOURCE FOR MBE – CENTRIC NEWS, RESOURCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES. Click here for additional information

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