Supplier Search Databases & Resources

Broad Range of Small & Diverse Supplier Search Options

Below are three small and diverse supplier search tools by different providers: Explorer Professional (, Cal eProcure (State of CA, Dept of General Services) and SAM (federal government). For further Supplier Search assistance, contact your Campus Supplier Diversity Coordinator(pdf). 

Explorer Professional Resources & Links

Explorer Login
(Use your SSO credentials)

Explorer Professional Login
Brief How-to Search Video Explorer Search Video

Refresher Search Training (2022)
Shows new interface & cool features

Supplier Search Webinar Recording

Supplier Search Webinar Slide Deck (pdf)

Previous Search Training (2020)
Older interface but detailed instructions

Diverse Supplier Search Webinar

Diverse Supplier Search Slide Deck (pdf)

Quick Reference Guide

Basic Navigation QRG (pdf)


Cal eProcure Resources & Links
Cal eProcure Login
Cal eProcure Platform
How-to Search Video Cal eProcure Search Video
Cal eProcure Help Cal eProcure System Support

System for Award Management ( is a US government website that provides options for searching for federally-certified small and diverse businesses. A user account is required before searching for entity (business) registrations. After you have created a free user account on

  • Click on the Search tab, and then enter part of the name for the business in the Search field.
  • In the search results, click on the View Details link for the business you wish to view.
  • Click on Reps and Certs in the menu bar on the left.
  • Scroll down to 52.212-3 or 52.219-1 and click on the provision to view the certifications.