Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council

MBE RESOURCES

RESOURCES & LINKS

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
1359 Broadway, Suite 1000
New York, NY 10018
(212) 944-2430
View this site for more information regarding affiliate councils and national events or membership.
www.nmsdc.org

Cincinnati Public Schools
Check out the Cincinnati Public School’s website to learn more about the next decade of building projects. There will be 35 new schools built and 31 schools renovated in the Cincinnati Public School District. Click on “Facilities Master Plan” to learn more You can learn more about Supplier Diversity at CPS by clicking on “Vendors”
www.cps-k12.org

Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
1 Chamber Plaza
Fifth & Main Streets
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 226-1444
www.daytonchamber.org

Dayton Business Development Center
Here you will learn that we are among many organizations that collaborate in an effort to grow the Dayton Region through business development initiatives.
https://tecdayton.com/ohio-sbdc/

FedBizOpps.gov
FBO.gov is the single government point-of-entry (GPE) for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000.
www.fbo.gov

Greater Cincinnati African American Chamber of Commerce
The advocate for black businesses…..helping your business to grow..
www.african-americanchamber.com

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
300 Carew Towers
441 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513)579-3100
www.cincinnatichamber.com

Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative
A great resource for startup companies located in Metro Cincinnati.
www.gcmi.org

Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce
150 S. Front Street, Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-221-1321
www.columbusgachamber.com

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati
Creating opportunities…and partnerships
www.hispanicchambercincinnati.com

Internal Revenue Service
Use this link to access the Small Business/Self Employed Sections
www.irs.gov

Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
As a part of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, the MBDA is the only Federal Agency that works with minority businesses of size (typically $500,000 or more in revenue or in a “high growth field”) obtain the contracts and financial resources they need to grow to the next level
www.mbda.gov

Microsoft Office Template Gallery
This is a great site for any business of any type or size. From this site, you can create anything from business cards to sales agreements, marketing brochures to reference letters.
https://templates.office.com

Middletown City Schools
Learn more about Middletown City Schools $76 Million Building Projects and their Diversity Plan under the Community Tab.
www.middletowncityschools.com

NAICS codes
North American Industrial Classifications (NAICS) very useful resource when you want to have your product or services listed correctly in a database!
www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/

National Minority Technology Council
Great website for minority-owned IT firms
www.nmtcouncil.org

Ohio Statewide Minority Business Development Center
The Minority Business Development Center is dedicated to becoming an entrepreneurially focused and innovative organization, committed to empowering minority business enterprises for the purpose of wealth creation.
https://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_mbac.htm

Small Business Administration HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program
The HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program stimulates economic development and creates jobs in urban and rural communities by providing Federal contracting preferences to small businesses.
www.sba.gov/offices/headquarters/ohp

Small Business Development Center – University of Cincinnati
Great resource for writing business plans, as well as resources in the Cincinnati region. Needs to be developed.
www.law.uc.edu/ecdc/small-business-resources