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MBE Benefits


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The National Minority Supplier Development Council's Certification Policy and Procedures Manual, is firmly adhered to by its 36 affiliated Councils for the certification  of minority-owned businesses.  Standardized Procedures  assure consistent and identical review and certification of minority-owned businesses throughout the NMSDC Network. The NMSDC is the only national minority business development organization providing certification throughout the U.S. where MBEs are genuinely minority-owned and operated, and ready to do business.

  • Access — Certified MBEs are listed in the Regional Council Minority Supplier Database.
  • Inclusion — to the Minority Business Information System (MBISYS®),
    NMSDC's national database of certified minority suppliers.
  •  Networking opportunities — provides expansion of relationship-building opportunities with corporate buyers.
  • Working capital loans — to certified minority businesses which have contracts with NMSDC national and regional corporate members, through the Business Consortium Fund, as well as longer-term financing through the BCF's Specialized Small Business Investment Company (SSBIC).
  • And a variety of other activities to bring corporate purchasing people together with representatives of minority businesses, in both formal and informal settings, to foster the development of long-term, mutually beneficial business relations

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