Rebuild Emerging Vendors Program Application

Thank you for your interest in the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuild Initiative Emerging Vendors Program for businesses located in Philadelphia. Firms accepted into the EVP will be eligible to participate as Emerging Vendors (EVs) and be counted toward an Economic Opportunity Plan (EOP) related diversity goals while receiving the back-end support and technical assistance needed to become a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Woman Business Enterprise (WBE), or Disabled Small Business Enterprise (DSBE) certified with a recognized third-party certifying agency.

Section 1: Entity Information

9 digit Federal Tax ID; firms are strongly encouraged not to use SSN as the tax ID. Tax ID Numbers can be easily obtained from the IRS at no charge.

Section 2: Business Contact Information

(To receive future communication, event notification and reminders.)

Section 3: Primary Owner Information


Section 4: Business Information

Is your firm already certified as a minority-owned business (MBE) or woman-owned business (WBE)?


I declare that I have completed the information contained in this registration and to the best of my knowledge and belief it is true, correct and complete. I understand that the information provided in this Emerging Vendor Registration for the City of Philadelphia will be provided to and used by State Agencies and Universities for official business related to the procurement of State contracts.(Required)

Section 6: Additional Documents

After submitting your application to the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuild Emerging Vendors Program, a representative from Surety Bond Associates will send you an email with instructions on how to upload the following additional documents to determine your acceptance into EVP:
  • Proof of Citizenship–Driver’s License or US Passport
  • Bank signature as proof of control of bank account
  • Copy of current City of Philadelphia Tax Compliance Certificate
  • City of Philadelphia Commercial Activity License
  • Copy of licenses applicable to the business (e.g. architectural registration, trade licenses or certification)
  • Certification of General Liability Insurance
  • Proof of legal business structure (if applicable), e.g., Articles of Incorporation or Partnership Agreement
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