Booz Allen’s Global Supplier Diversity Program

Our Commitment to Supplier Diversity

As part of our firm’s long-term business strategy, we’re committed to providing meaningful subcontracting opportunities to diverse suppliers and subcontractors of every socioeconomic classification to the maximum extent possible, including:

  • Small, disadvantaged businesses
  • Minority-owned businesses
  • Women-owned businesses
  • Businesses owned by people with disabilities
  • LGBTQ+ owned businesses
  • Native-owned businesses
  • Veteran and service-disabled veteran owned businesses
  • Companies located in historically underutilized business zones
  • Nonprofit agencies operating under the AbilityOne Program
  • Historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) and minority institutions

We empower our suppliers through mutual collaboration and engagement, providing direct support in the areas of development and compliance and leveraging our networks for new partnership opportunities.

“Finding the right people, solving problems with purpose and passion is at the heart of innovation. Our passion is in strengthening supplier relationships through deliberate effort and development.”

Key Partnerships Supporting Supplier Diversity

Booz Allen is an active member in numerous groups devoted to increasing diversity among suppliers. We also partner with many community organizations dedicated to advancing workplace equity and developing the next generation of innovators.

Business Partnerships

Community Partnerships

  • AISES – Increasing Indigenous representation in STEM studies and careers
  • Disability IN – Empowering business to achieve disability inclusion and equality
  • Girls Up – Guiding and championing girls along their journey from leader to changemaker with specialized development programming
  • Hiring Our Heroes – Connecting the military community with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce
  • Out & Equal – Advancing LGBTQ+ workplace equity through worldwide programs and partnerships
  • Project Basta – Bridging the employment gap for first-generation students
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Transforming the lives of students at HBCUs and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) 


  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
  • National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
  • DOD Mid-Atlantic Regional Council
  • National Veterans Small Business Council (NVSBC)

Awards & Recognition

  • Rated Exceptional in Small Business Program Management—Defense Contract Management Agency (2018 and 2019)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence in Small Business Administration (2019)
  • 9-time winner of the Champions of Veterans Enterprise Award—National Veteran Small Business Coalition  (2011-2020)
  • 6-time winner of the Mentor Protégé Nunn-Perry Award—U.S. DOD Small Business  
  • 10-time winner of Champions of Veterans Enterprise Award


Register Your Business with Booz Allen

As part of our corporate commitment to support diverse suppliers, we routinely seek businesses to supplement in-house professional, technical, and support capabilities. If you're interested in conducting business with Booz Allen, please  register your business in our supplier database.