Business Inclusion


The Business Inclusion Office for the City of Asheville is responsible for supporting the implementation of the City of Asheville Business Inclusion Contracting Policy passed by the Asheville City Council on October 27, 2020. The Office actively seeks to identify minority and women-owned businesses for opportunities to participate as providers of goods and services to the city. For more information, visit our Business Inclusion Services page. To learn more about how we are working to increase equity in contracting, visit our Business Inclusion Initiative page, where you’ll also find helpful resources for business owners.

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Rosanna Fox Mulcahy, Business Inclusion Manager
Community and Economic Development Department

828-259-8050

City of Asheville
70 Court Plaza, Fifth Floor, Asheville NC 28801

Mail to:
City of Asheville
P.O. Box 7148, Asheville NC 28802

 


Updated 11/18/2020

 


 

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