Construction Class

Bonding Education Program(BEP)

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bonding Education Program (BEP) is a free program tailored to small businesses competing for construction-related contracts in the transportation industry. This program consists of a comprehensive set of sessions designed to provide small and disadvantaged businesses the tools and resources required to compete for transportation projects.

BEP participants will have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Bonding Programs
  • Managing Growth
  • Insurance for Contractors
  • Contract Law
  • Construction Accounting
  • Banking Relationships
  • Marketing
  • Financing Resources
  • Cash Flow/Financial Statements
  • Understanding Your Overhead Costs

Bonding Program Eligibility:
  • In business for at least two (2) consecutive years
  • Annual revenue of at least $200,000
  • Minimum of four (4) full-time employees
  • At least a minimum of 2 projects completed or in progress in the past 12 months
  • Main office located in the Bexar County Region
  • With one or more of the following certifications and eligible for becoming DBE certified (if not already): DBE, 8(a), 8(m), Service-Disabled Veteran, HUB, HUB Zone, Veteran Owned, WBE, MBE, or SBE

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Bexar County 2017 US DOT Bonding Education Program(BEP) resources: