Dayton Human Relations Council

Business & Technical Assistance

The City of Dayton is committed to the inclusion and expansion of opportunities for small, local, minority-owned, woman-owned, and small disadvantaged businesses. The HRC administers programs aimed at increasing the competitiveness of minority-owned, woman-owned, and small disadvantaged businesses including certification programs, contract compliance, affirmative action assurance, and technical assistance.


Information on City of Dayton’s programs to aid minority-owned and disadvantaged businesses, lists of certified businesses, and information on obtaining certification can be accessed here.

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Affirmative Action Assurance

The City of Dayton requires Affirmative Action Assurance (“AAA”) certification for all entities that may be awarded contracts involving any expenditure or cumulative expenditures in a calendar year requiring City Commission approval. More information is available here.

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Business Resources

The Human Relations Council has acquired a number of informational resources which can benefit many businesses. These resources can be accessed here.

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Get Involved

The more residents that get involved in their community, the better the City of Dayton will be.
The Human Relations Council offers opportunities for individuals and organizations to
make an impact and promote equality and harmony in Dayton, Ohio.

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