Contractor Assistance Program

Empowering Black contractors to build operational capacity & win more bids. 

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About the Contractors Assistance Program (CAP)

The Contractors Assistance Program (CAP) is a FREE training and mentoring program powered by BBIF. The CAP program specializes in providing Florida-based Black and minority licensed General Contractors and Subcontractors with industry-specific business advisory services. After years of helping Black contractors scale and grow their business, we found that many were missing out on large contract opportunities due to a lack of working capital, bonding challenges, high insurance mandates, and a lack of procurement opportunities for smaller prime contracts.

To bridge the gap, we designed the CAP program to build Black contractors’ management skills, strengthen business capacity, grow revenue, increase access to affordable capital and WIN more PROJECTS.

Program Features

Front-office Support

Project Management & Field Management

  • – Project Workflows
  • – Resource Management
  • – Job Site Protocols & More!

Back-office Support

Financial Management, Access to Capital, & Operation Management

  • – Bidding & Estimating Strategies
  • – Finance Loan Products
  • – Workforce Development & More!

How it Works

Eligible businesses join a regional 36-month cohort with other contractors & subcontractors. Businesses meet monthly with the CAP program director and team of consultants.

Stage 1

Assessment & Strategic Planning

Once accepted into the CAP program, your business will receive an initial assessment. You will be asked to invite specific subcontractors in your network as well, and their capacity will also be assessed.

During this period, our team of experts will:

  • • Deep dive into operations and financials
  • • Identify growth opportunities
  • • Define strategic plans
  • • Provide industry focused trainings

Stage 2

Capacity Building & Specialized Support

Every business is different, and your strategic plans will reflect the needs and challenges your business faces.

During the second stage of the program, BBIF’s team of experts will help build your businesses capacity by:

  • • Creating a 3-year strategic growth plan
  • • Defining clear networking & relationship building strategies
  • • Foster connection to procurement opportunities

stage 3

Scaling & Sustainability

During the final stage of the program, you will receive ongoing support in the execution of your strategic plans.

This support includes specialized trainings such as:

  • • Opportunity pipeline development
  • • Workforce development
  • • Contractor Roundtable sessions

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Ready to take your contracting business to the next level? Fill out our form below to get started. 

Are you a GC or Subcontractor?

Sponsors

The CAP program is made FREE for our contractor’s courtesy of our Partners:

Questions?

Contact Program Manager:
Lamont Jackson
Email: ljackson@bbif.com

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“BBIF’s 30+ years of dedication to the growth and development of black and minority communities cements its position as the largest and strongest minority led Community Development Financial Institution in the state of Florida.”

– Inez Long, President & CEO