Department of Supplier Diversity (DSD)

Department of Supplier Diversity (DSD)

The mission of the Department of Supplier Diversity is to promote regional economic development through the maximum utilization of small, local, minority and women-owned businesses in the contracting opportunities of The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Through the functions of outreach, certification, and contract compliance, the DSD has lead responsibility for the implementation of the Authority's small business programs.

The Authority's Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (LDBE) Program is sought on all contracts that are non federally-funded, and its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Programs is sought on federally-funded contracts and concession opportunities. DSD fosters Minority and Woman-Owned Business Enterprises (MBE/WBE) participation through the Authority's policy of voluntary MBE/WBE participation.

For assistance, please contact the Department of Supplier Diversity at (703) 417-8660 or 


COVID-19 Relief Program Information for Small Businesses

To our small business community,

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, in this critical time, remains steadfast in its mission to promote regional economic development. Now more than ever, we understand the importance of coming together as a community and sharing critical, relevant, and timely information. To that end, we have gathered COVID-19 relief program information and resources that may be helpful for our small business community.

List of COVID-19 Relief Programs and Resources


Airports Authority Resources

Listed below are resources for small business opportunities with the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Dulles Toll Road, and Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (Silver Line).