CDOT Accepting Applications for 2020 Mentor-Protégé Program

12-Sep-2019 to 19-Nov-2019

CDOT is now accepting applications from prospective design and construction teams consisting of a prime contractor or consultant (mentor) and an ESB certified firm (protégé). The program helps teams make their mentor-protégé relationship official and provides support for 1-2 years to help you grow together and reach your mutual goals. There are several new benefits this year so get on board! Click here for more information

Eligibility for Mentors:
  • Completed a minimum of 3 CDOT projects as a prime or sub or
  • performed a minimum of $3 million of work with CDOT (may be a
  • DBE or ESB certified firm)
  • Prequalified with CDOT
  • Have skills and capacity to assist a protégé business
  • Have a commitment to assisting small and diverse firms in the
  • transportation sector
Eligibility for Protégés:
  • Have an active CDOT ESB certification
  • Have been in business for at least 2 consecutive years
  • Have a minimum of 2 full time employees (in addition to the owner)
  • Successful past performance on transportation related construction
  • or professional services contracts
  • Actively pursuing heavy civil contracts