​​Compliance Bulletin

MBE/SBR Liaison Training Sessions


MBE Reporting Toolkit

This toolkit contains valuable information to assist State agencies/departments with the management and compliance of their MBE and SBR programs. 

The FY2019 MBE Annual Report is due​

The Annual Report must be completed and submitted on or before September 30, 2019.

Please submit the following:
  1. Form 1 & 2 as EXCEL sheets (1 file) and the signed signature page
  2. Contracts Inventory Report as EXCEL sheets (1 file)
  3. Data entry in the Form 3 Web Portal (Contact GOSBA for technical assistance)
  4. A completed and signed Summary Sheet (all figures must match your form 3 data and your reports)
  5. All backup documentation from both FMIS and non-FMIS users AS EXCEL sheets
All documentation above is mandatory and must be submitted to the email box.  2019 report templates, a fill-in summary template, and the 2019 reporting instruction manual are below.

Call 410-697-9605 if you have any questions.


This is a Word documentFY2020 Strategic Plan​

The FY2020 Strategic Plan must be completed and submitted on or before July 31, 2019. Please remember to answer questions thoroughly and in as much detail as possible. Forward your completed submission to and label it "FY2020 MBE Strategic Plan."

Call 410-697-9600 if you have any questions.

​​FY2020 Procurement Forecasts 

The instructions and template for the FY2020 Procurement Forecast are provided below.

The forecast data is due no later than June 30, 2019.

This data, which includes all projected purchases of $100,000 and above for the fiscal year, connects with the Hogan Administration's theme that “Maryland is Open for Business."  Keep in mind the forecast is provided to the public and serves as an important tool for the small, minority, women, and veteran business community. Please give the proper attention to this mandatory report by following the instructions and being thorough with your responses.

  Call 410-697-9600 if you have any questions.

Quarterly/Monthly MBE Procurement Reporting
Use the link above to complete quarterly or monthly MBE procurement data reports. Reports are due no later than 30 days following the quarter/month being reported, and should contain data from the start of the fiscal year.

Reports should be submitted via email in

Quarterly reports are cumulative. No 4th quarter report is due. Instead, the full fiscal year is reported in the Annual Report. Data for the Annual Report is submitted 90 days after the close of the fiscal year being reported. 


A working knowledge of EXCEL is required to prepare the ​MBE and SBR reports. If you are not familiar with this software application, click here to access Microsoft training resources or visit The HUB, Maryland's Learning Management System (LMS), to access a catalog of training classes available to State employees. 

To assist agencies using Statewide FMIS, the following link to the ANSWERS database allows certain FMIS standard reports to be downloaded electronically. You must contact the Department of Information Technology's (DoIT) Service Desk to obtain a user name and password.