Growing Small Businesses through procurement opportunities

Baton Rouge Procurement Opportunity Partnership


What is BR POP?

BR POP is a voluntary program for public entities and private businesses to enhance diversity and inclusive practices in their procurement of goods and services from area vendors. So far, major universities, hospitals, industrial companies, and engineering firms have signed up to participate, with more on the way!


Who is eligible?

Veteran, women, and minority-owned small businesses in the Capital Region are encouraged to engage with BR POP for procurement opportunities.

How do I get involved?

Eligible small businesses may contact Tyra Banks with MetroMorphosis at or 225-663-2198 for an initial consultation and introduction to the LaunchBR suite of services, designed to help small businesses succeed through training, coaching, mentorship, and connections to

BR POP is a collaborative initiative of the Office of Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, MetroMorphosis, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, and the East Baton Rouge Parish School System Fair Share Program.