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Certifying & Resource Organizations

list of resources

We collaborate with organizations that share our commitment to diverse supplier development, help us build inclusive procurement practices and provide various business development resources to diverse suppliers.

The organizations and agencies listed below provide third-party certification and other business assistance and development resources (this list is not exhaustive):

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)

Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (CVMSDC)

Maryland/District of Columbia Minority Supplier Development Council (MD/DC MSDC)

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

Women Presidents’ Educational Organization — DC (WPEO)
Regional partner organization of WBENC serving Maryland, D.C. and Virginia

Greater Women’s Business Council (GWBC)
Regional partner organization of WBENC serving the Carolinas

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE)
Commonwealth of Virginia certifying agency

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
State of Maryland certifying agency

North Carolina Statewide Uniform Certification Program
State of North Carolina certifying agency

Small Business Administration

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