Supplier & Community Engagement
The County of San Diego is committed to the successful participation of small and diverse businesses in County contracting. Find out how DPC is building a diverse supplier base and learn about available resources and opportunities for new and potential contractors.
County Procurement Workshop Series
This workshop series breaks down the County’s procurement process and
provides important information for those submitting a proposal or bid
for the first time.
Click the links below to view the recorded video and view the presentation slides from the 2022 workshop series.
- Module 1: Introduction to the County of San Diego and
Navigating the Procurement Portal
Module 1 Video
Module 1 Slides
Click the links below to view the recorded video and view the presentation slides from the 2021 workshop series.
Module 1: Introduction to the County of
San Diego and Navigating the Procurement Portal
Module 1 Video
Module 1 Slides
Module 2: Understanding County
Module 2 Video
Module 2 Slides
Module 3: Is the County the Customer
for You? The County’s Small Business Program
Module 3 Video
Module 3 Slides
Module 4: Proposal Writing for the
County of San Diego
Module 4 Video
Module 4 Slides
Module 5: You’ve Been Awarded a
Contract, Now What?
Module 5 Video
Module 5 Slides
These workshops are offered in collaboration with the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Learn more about the SBDC and other no cost resources at https://www.sdivsbdc.org/.
Subcontracting with a prime contractor is a great way to gain
government contracting experience. Learn more about subcontracting
opportunities with County of San Diego prime contractors using the
Southeastern Live Well Center (SELWC) – PCL Construction is
seeking proposals from qualified subcontractors and suppliers for the
new Southeastern Live Well Center. For more information please
PCL Construction SELWC Project & Opportunities
Southeastern Live Well Center Community Updates
Information Technology – Peraton is the County’s IT provider. Learn more about Peraton’s Supplier Diversity program and subcontracting opportunities by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or visit:
Supplier Diversity & Engagement Data and Reports
Learn more about County procurement and supplier outreach activities, including contract award and procurement spend data, in the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Supplier Diversity & Engagement Report.
FY 2021-2022 Supplier Diversity &
FY 2020-2021 Supplier Diversity & Engagement Report
FY 2019-2020 Outreach & Engagement Report
FY 2018-2019 Outreach & Engagement Report
DPC in the Community
DPC is actively engaged in collaborative efforts that support small businesses and providers in the San Diego region and the local economy. The County of San Diego is Co-chair of the Anchor Institution Collaborative, an effort led by the San Diego EDC (Economic Development Corp) to bring together large buyers, community partners, and small businesses to maximize anchor institutions’ economic impact in the region through procurement, capital investment, and neighborhood infrastructure improvement. Find out more about how this effort supports small businesses and providers at the Anchor Institution Collaborative webpage.
Questions & Support
If you have any questions or would like assistance, please contact us directly at DPCOutreach@sdcounty.ca.gov.