Procurement & Supplier Diversity

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry seeks to create an ongoing, aggressive and affirmative procurement program that is effective, fair, competitive and inclusive of Minority Business Enterprises.

Group of People Standing In Front of a WallIn order to be certified as an MBE, a company must be 51 percent owned and controlled – for more than one year – by an Ohio resident and U.S. citizen who belongs to one of the following ethnic groups: African American, Asian, Hispanic or Native American. To learn more, visit:

Diverse suppliers include but are not limited to the following:

1. Small Business – SBE
2. Small Disadvantaged business – SDM
3. Women-owned business – WBE
4. Minority-owned business – MBE
5. Veteran owned business

If you have products or services you wish to provide for consideration of an LMM contract, please complete LMM’s Independent Contractor Application below. An LMM representative will acknowledge receipt of the information and contact you within 48 hours. Service, product and bid opportunities will be shared as they are available.

Thank you for your interest in working with LMM!