Awards Incentive & Recognition (AIR) Program

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The 2023 Awards Incentive and Recognition (AIR) program

The Supplier Diversity Awards Incentive and Recognition (AIR) program is designed to recognize University units, as well as individual staff persons; that demonstrate exemplary efforts in supporting the University’s Supplier Diversity program.  Through the AIR program, colleges, departments and administrative systemwide "compete" at the RRC level to earn financial rewards based on their  purchasing of goods and services from certified women, BIPOC, and disabled-owned businesses.  Individual staff will also be recognized and rewarded for their work in assisting and creating opportunities for these diverse businesses.

This program is managed by the University of Minnesota’s Office for Supplier Diversity (OSD)

University of Minnesota Units who wish to participate in the AIR Program must complete and submit this form.