Thank you for your interest in the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet). We look forward to increasing the number of opportunities you have to provide us with the goods and services we need. We are a statewide organization with 8 Veterans Homes located in Barstow, Chula Vista, Ventura, Lancaster, West Los Angeles, Fresno, Redding and Yountville.
The CalVet is extremely supportive of Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) and actively seeks partnerships with them. The procurement staff at CalVet is ready to assist you in successfully participating in the State's procurement process.
To see if CalVet's needs are a good fit for your business:
CalVet Business Opportunities
To locate CalVet procurement staff: CalVet Procurement Contacts
To view current CalVet solicitations:
Under Government Code and Military and Veterans Code, California certified SB and DVBE doing business with the state must perform a Commercially Useful Function (CUF). Late in 2015, documents were developed to assist with the evaluation of CUF:
Sample CUF Departmental Policy
FAQs regarding CUF
CUF Evaluation and Determination Worksheet
DVBE Program Requirements for Goods and Information Technology
These documents are available on the Commercially Useful Function webpage at: https://www.dgs.ca.gov
To facilitate the evaluation of CUF for its SB and DVBE suppliers, CalVet adopted CUF Policy using the sample above provided by DGS and developed the following:
CalVet CUF FAQs
Commercially Useful Function (CUF) Certification Form (CV 112) (REV. 08/2016)