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Helpful links

To further help small and diverse businesses market their goods and services to large organizations, we encourage you to visit the following organizations dedicated to serving small and diverse businesses.  


Access a quality pool of diverse suppliers through the Disability Supplier Diversity Program, the nation’s premier certification of disability-owned business enterprises (DOBEs) and Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOB’s). 

National Minority Supplier Development Council

The NMSDC is one of the country's leading business membership organizations which provides a link between corporate America and minority owned businesses. 

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and is the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people. 

National Veteran Business Development Council

The National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) is the only third party Veteran Owned Business Certification program in the United States and was created for providing a credible and reliable certifying authority that would ensure that valid documentation exists of a business' Veteran ownership and control. 

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

The VA OSDBU mission is to enable Veterans to gain access to economic opportunity by leveraging the federal procurement system and expanding participation of procurement-ready small businesses. 

U.S. Small Business Administration

The SBA provides financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses.