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MWDBE Certifications

Applications Due: June 30th

This initiative focuses on empowering minority, women, and disabled-owned businesses by funding and guiding 3 Latina-owned businesses through the MWDBE Certification process. This certification opens doors to a plethora of opportunities, enabling participation in lucrative corporate and government contracts. Apply here!

Upon certification, these businesses receive comprehensive support, services, and vital resources to catalyze their growth and development. Moreover, these exceptional entrepreneurs will take center stage in our #LatinoPittsburgh Digital Speaker Series, showcasing their stories and insights within the Latino Business Initiative.

Supported solely by this grant, the funding covers certification expenses, essential resources, and staffing crucial to the success of this program. It's our commitment to fostering an inclusive environment and providing a platform for these businesses to thrive, ensuring they seize every opportunity for success.

*Certification fees range from $300-$1,250. However, we are excited to offer this certification for FREE to 3 Latina-owned small businesses. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!*  

With over 50 years of experience as an industry expert in Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE) enrichment, development, and impact, EMSDC offers certified minority suppliers valuable resources to help your business grow and succeed.

MBEs benefit from being certified with the largest national organization whose certification is uniformly recognized by Corporate America. Apply today and make your small business more competitive in today's market!

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The Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council (EMSDC), a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). There are 23 regional councils across the country with more than 1,750 corporate members. The EMSDC certifies and connects minority-owned businesses (Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American) throughout Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware with member corporations. These corporations are committed to supplier development and want to purchase their products, services and solutions. 

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