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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

Women’S Business Enterprises Certification (WBE)

In order to become certified as a woman-owned business, the woman-owned business must demonstrate and show:

Bullet All prospective members must provide clear and documented evidence that at least 51% or more is women-owned, managed, and controlled.
Bullet The business must be open for at least six months.
Bullet The business owner must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien.

Further, the evidence submitted must indicate that:

Bullet The contribution of capital and/or expertise by the woman business owner is real and substantial and in proportion to the interest owned.
Bullet The woman business owner must direct or cause the direction of management, policy, fiscal, and operational matters.
Bullet The woman business owner shall have the ability to perform in the area of specialty or expertise without reliance on either the finances or resources of a firm that is not owned by a woman.

WBE Certification is done at the local or regional level.