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The Kentucky Unified Certification Program is responsible for certifying eligible firms in Kentucky. An eligible firm must first be certified in its home state and firms must be certified in Kentucky for KCAB to count the firm’s participation towards KCAB’s goals.

Basic Requirements for Certification

For-profit small business

At least 51% owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged

Management and daily business operations controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged owners

Meet personal net worth and / or gross receipt limitations

Groups Presumed Socially and
Economically Disadvantaged

Black Americans
Hispanic Americans
Asian-Pacific Americans
Subcontinent Asian Americans
Certificaton In Kentucky

Apply for DBE certification or view a listing of certified firms.

Other Helpful Links

Ky. Transportation Cabinet

FAA Airport DBE Program


Ky. Small Business Support
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