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If you have any questions or problems, please contact Jan Wehrman at 210.486.5904 or email

Protégé Application

Legal Business Name/d.b.a

SAePS Number

Business Address

Mailing Address

Web Address

Business Phone

Fax Number

Certification Number

Certifying Entity

Owner Name and Title

E-mail Address

Date Business Established and State of Formation or Incorporation

Form of Business [corporation, partnership, etc.]

Number of Full-time employees

Number of Part-time employees

SCTRCA Certification Status

In the last three (3) years, I have bid on City jobs as a

In the last three (3) years, I have been awarded City jobs as a

Participation in the City of San Antonio's Bonding Assistance and/or Mentor-Protégé Program is neither a guarantee of obtaining bonds or contracting opportunities, nor a promise of business. Rather, it is a means to foster positive, long-term, capacity-building skills for small business enterprises. The assistance provided by the Bonding Assistance/Mentor-Protégé Program affiliates is intended to improve business practices and offers no guarantee of financial gain. 

Applicant Assessment

Check the areas in which you wish to receive assistance

Other areas in which you wish to receive assistance

What benefits do you expect to obtain from participation in the Program?

What business practices do you want to learn about or enhance from attendance in this Program/project?

If you feel you qualify for a waiver from participating in the Program, due to prior/current participation in another program or are not in need of mentoring; please provide explanation

***Signature mandatory ***

Firm Representative (printed first and last name)

Signature of firm representative*:



*Signature certifies the firm representative identified is authorized to make decisions on behalf of the firm and agrees to attend all portions of this Program, without substitution. Signature also certifies that information on all corresponding pages and attachments is true and accurate. In addition, signature certifies Mentors and Protégés meet the qualifications listed in the Bonding Assistance & Mentor-Protégé Program Guide.

Small Business Boot Camp Classes

The courses listed in the educational component chart are those which have been determined to be effective in increasing a company’s bond-worthiness and those geared toward general business capacity-building.

Examples of Small Business Boot Camp Classes

Professional & Other Services and Goods & Supplies Core Classes

  • Business Plan
  • Business Plan Financials
  • Access to Capital
  • Sustainable Business Practices
  • Legal

Electives (select three)

Construction and Architecture & Engineering Core Classes

  • Business Plan
  • Business Plan Financials
  • Access to Capital
  • Bonding/Risk Management
  • Safety

Electives (select three)