Affirmative Action Exemptions

Certain organizations may qualify for exemption from the Affirmative Action Requirements.  

You may be exempt if any of the following apply to your organization:

  • receives less than $50,000 of funding from Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) programs
  • has less than 50 employees
  • is a federal government agency or a Wisconsin county, municipality or public school district
  • the contractor has a balanced workforce, as determined by the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA)

If you believe your organizations meets any of the above criteria, a Request for Exemption form must be completed and submitted in lieu of an an Affirmative Action Plan.  Form and instructions:  DOA Contract Compliance/Affirmative Action Requirements (