Special Subgoal Bulletin 2
Special Subgoal Bulletin 1

 ​MBE Liaison




Compliance Call
November 12, 2020 
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MBE Reporting Toolkit

This toolkit contains valuable information to
assist State agencies/departments with
the management and compliance of the
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program. 

 ​​New MBE Program Subgoals
took effect on 8/1/2020 

When appropriate, use the
MBE Program Subgoal Workheet​
(located on the Office of State
Procurement's website).



FY2020 MBE Annual Report​ 

The MBE Annual Report must be completed and submitted on or before September 30, 2020.  The Annual Report covers the period July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020.
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.  2020 report templates, a fill-in summary template, and the 2020 reporting instruction manual are available below:  
Call 410-697-9605 if you have any questions. 

 ​FY2021 MBE Strategic Plan

The FY2021 MBE Strategic Plan is due on or before June 30, 2020.

 Please remember to answer questions thoroughly a​nd in as much detail as possible.  Be Creative!

​​FY2021 Strategic Plan​

Forward completed submissions to
and label it "FY2021 MBE Strategic Plan."

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

​​FY2021 Procurement Forecasts

The FY2021 Procurement Forecast is due on or before June 30, 2020.

 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.
​           FY2021 Forecasting/Recurring Contracts
If you have any questions, you may contact Lisa Mitchell Sennaar at

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 ​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.