SWaM Central

THE SWAM PROGRAM

SWaM is the acronym for Small, Women and Minority owned businesses.
ALTOR/50 IS PROUD TO BE SWAM CERTIFIED

The SWaM Procurement Initiative was established to enhance business opportunities for small, women- and minority-owned businesses and to ensure a level playing field for all small businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

A SWaM vendor is a business that has been certified by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and is listed in the SWaM Vendor Directory.

SOME BENEFITS OF SWAM

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD

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SWAM VENDOR DIRECTORY

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ARE YOU A SWAM BUSINESS?

ALTOR/50 & SWAM BUSINESS

Altor/50 can help any SWaM business with their credit card processing needs.
CREDIT CARD OPTIMIZATION

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is there a cost to become certified?
There is no cost for certification in Virginia.
What is the definition of "Minority-owned Business"?
As defined in § 2.2-1604 of the Code of Virginia, “Minority-owned business” means a business that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more minority individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens
How do I prove that I’m certified as a SWaM business?
Once your certification has been approved, you will receive an electronic approval letter sent to your email address.

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