The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Bonding Education Program (BEP) partners with The Surety and Fidelity Association of America (SFAA) to help small businesses become bond ready. Becoming bondable is a challenge for many disadvantaged businesses and this program aims to help businesses grow by obtaining or building bonding capacity. The BEP is afree hands‐on, multi‐component program designed to address what businesses need to do to become bond‐ready, as well as one‐on‐one sessions with local surety bonding professionals to help in assembling the materials necessary for a complete bond application. Learn how to obtain/increase credit and access to capital and bonding. The BEP program has had amazing success across the country and right here in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Do not miss this free opportunity!