University of Minnesota Supplier Diversity Program
The Office for Supplier Diversity (OSD) supports businesses owned and operated by women, BIPOC and/or disabled individuals.
The Office for Supplier Diversity works with businesses owned by women, BIPOC, and disabled individuals and with other underserved businesses, to facilitate their integration into the University supply chain. By providing support to underserved local businesses and connecting them with University purchasers, the Office for Supplier Diversity leverages the University’s resources to build powerful economic partnerships in our communities.
The University is committed to using its purchasing power to enhance employment and business opportunities for diverse suppliers throughout the state. Through proactive outreach, strategic partnerships, and robust program data analysis and reporting, the Office for Supplier Diversity seeks to fulfill the mission of the supplier diversity program.