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Certification Agencies

Organization Description Certification
US Pan Asian American
Chamber of Commerce
1329 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 202-296-5221
Fax: 202-296-5225
The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) is the oldest and largest national, nonprofit, non-partisan organization representing all Asian-American and Asian-American related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, education, public and community services. Yes
National Minority
Supplier Development Council
Provides development, outreach and certification services to minority-owned companies. Operates via a central national organization and regional affiliates that provide additional support to its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) clients.
  • Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council – ( – Serving Florida
  • Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council – ( – Serving Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi
  • Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council – ( – Serving the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia
  • TriState Minority Supplier Development Council – ( – Serving Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia
  • Chicago Minority Supplier Diversity Council – ( – Serving Metro Chicago
  • New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council – ( – Serving New York and Northern New Jersey
  • Carolinas – Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council – ( – Serving North Carolina, South Carolina and Southern Virginia
  • Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council– ( – Serving MBE’s in Georgia
  • Houston Minority Supplier Development Council – ( – Serving Metro Houston

Certifications are
available via
regional affiliates
Women's Business
Enterprise National Council
Certifies women-owned businesses via its regional affiliates.
  • Greater Women's Business Council (GA, NC, SC)
  • Women's Business Development Center-Chicago (Il, KS, SD, ND, MN, WI, NE, IA, MO)
  • Women's Business Development Council of Florida (FL, PR, US VI)
  • Women's Business Enterprise Alliance (South Texas)
  • Women's Business Enterprise Council-PA-DE- South NJ
  • Women's Business Enterprise Council South (LA, MS, AL, TN, FL Panhandle)
  • Women Presidents' Educational Organization-NY (NY, North NJ)
  • Women Presidents' Educational Organization – DC (VA, MD, Washington DC)
NWBOC - National Women
Business Owners Corporation
The first national certifier of WBEs, provides national certification for women-owned and veteran owned companies. Yes
Small Business
Administration's 8(a) Program
Certifies small disadvantaged & HUBZone small businesses. Contains a Central Contractor Registry that allows a small business to register and assess whether their size or revenue qualifies them as a small business according to federal standards. Yes

U.S Department of Veterans Affairs
Provides verification for businesses that are owned by veterans who have honorably served. Yes
Others Other governmental entities including but not limited to
  • State and County DOT
  • City Certifications
  • County Certifications
  • State Certifications
  • Other Third Party Certifications
Please research and
contact the applicable
entity for details

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