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Calmentor - Southern California Alliance - Districts 7, 8, and 12


Calmentor is a program created from a partnership between Caltrans and the private consulting industry to promote and increase the participation of Small Businesses on Caltrans professional architectural and engineering (A&E) contracts.

Mission Statement

  • Increase the pool of small business participating in transportation projects.

Goals and Objectives

  • Establish a mentoring program that pairs small businesses with large firms.
  • Enhance small business operations to achieve their growth potential.
  • Create more small business opportunities and provide more meaningful participation on transportation projects.
  • Establish an entry point for small firms who desire to do business with Caltrans and other public agencies.
  • Develop business relationships that foster new opportunities for both large and small firms.


  • Participants of the program are Mentor, Protégés, or Program Sponsors.  Each participant is defined as follows.


  • Large firms are those willing to commit time to help smaller firms achieve their growth potential.


  • Small firms seeking A&E contracts with Caltrans or other public agencies.

Program Sponsors

  • Caltrans
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)



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