Become a Construction Ally

Construction Allies must be committed to furthering diversity and inclusion within the commercial construction industry through actionable items, transparency, and accountability.

Construction Allies financially support the Strong Foundations Program, giving underrepresented contractors access to practical knowledge courses on building and sustaining their construction businesses.

Organizations Committed to Change: Our Current Construction Allies

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What We Need from Allies

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Equitable Document Review

Verify that your current vendor documents are equitable for all contractors and include verbiage regarding the use of DBE/MBE/WBE contractors on your projects.

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Financial Commitment

Your commitment is used to cover the hard costs associated with the Strong Foundations Program, including paying vendors and instructors for their time, the use of digital tools to provide resources to contractors, and the ability to offer additional benefits to enrollees.

Benefits Allies Receive

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Expanded Contractor Pool

By helping to create sustainable businesses for underrepresented contractors, your company will be creating a larger contractor pool to use on projects.

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Event Recognition

Recognition at our end-of-year celebration for your company’s efforts to improve diversity in the construction industry.

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Social Promotion

Your company’s logo on multiple social media posts, emails, and on our website to improve your brand recognition.