Small and Diverse Business| Facilities Planning and Development | UC Davis Health

Small and Diverse Businesses

Facilities Planning and Development at UC Davis Health offers great opportunities for consultants and contractors of diverse backgrounds in the Sacramento area and beyond. From smaller office renovations to brand new hospital buildings, construction projects are happening nonstop at UC Davis Health facilities, both in the main Medical Center/School of Medicine campus and in satellite areas.

diverse group of construction workers

UC Davis Health is an equal opportunity employer and has an active role in promoting the region’s economy and vitality. We encourage small and diverse businesses to seek opportunities at our campus. Please check the Request for Qualifications and projects out to bid on this website, as well as the new UC Sheltered Bidding/Sheltered Applicant program for SBE and DVBE firms.

Sheltered Bidding/Applicant Pool:

Consultants interested in participating in the Sheltered Applicant Pool for SBE/DVBE firms: please download and email the completed Consultant Profile Form  with your attached certification to

Contractors, please complete and download the Contractor Profile Form. Only certifications issued by the agencies listed here will be accepted.

UC is providing a series of webinars to help small firms learn how to qualify, bid, and work successfully at UC campuses. Basic requirements are listed below:

Insurance and Bonding Requirements:

  • Bid Bond for projects over $640,000 
  • Payment Bond for projects over $25,000 
  • Performance Bond for projects over $50,000 
  • General Liability, Auto, Workers Comp for all projects
  • Professional Liability for most consultants 
  • Pollution Liability for projects involving hazardous materials 

Prevailing Wages: 

Contractors and subcontractors of all tiers must be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations and pay prevailing wages in order to work at construction projects for UC Davis Health.