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Minority Business Enterprises Certification.
Women’S Business Enterprise Certification (WBE).
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise certification (DBE).
National Minority Suppliers Development Council Certification.
National Women Business Owners Corporation Certification.
SBA 8(A) Certification.
SBA SDB Certification.

Certification Program

National Women Business Owners Corporation
The National Women Business Owners Corporation (“NWBOC”), a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, was established to increase competition for corporate and government contracts through implementation of a pioneering economic development strategy for women business owners.

In order to be certified, the woman business owner must be in business at least six months; have customers/clients; be a U.S. citizen; and, be active in daily management in addition to the following:

Ownership

A woman or women own(s) one of the following:

Bullet 100% of the assets of a sole proprietorship;
Bullet at least 51.0% of the equity interests in a partnership;
Bullet at least 51.0% of each of the classes of voting stock and 51.0% of the aggregate of all stock outstanding determined by the percentage that would be distributed to the woman if the corporation was liquidated; or
Bullet at least 51.0% of the membership interests in a limited liability company.
 

Control

A woman or women actively participates in the management of and controls one of the following:

Bullet 100% of the control of a sole proprietorship;
Bullet at least 51.0% of the control of a general partnership;
Bullet woman owner is the general partner and, if there is more than one general partner, the managing general partner, of a limited partnership or limited liability partnership; or
Bullet A woman or women is the sole manager, able to appoint unconditionally the majority of managers of a manager managed I LLC or has 51.0% control of a member managed I LLC.

NWBOC provides a national certification program for women owned and controlled business as an alternative to the multiple state and local certifications required by many public and private sector agencies. Over 100 private and public agencies now accept NWBOC certification.


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