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Minority and Women Owned Business Program (MWBE)

The Division of MWBE Development operates under the Department of Empire State Development (ESD).

This program supplements NY State’s economic leadership with information and resources that increase access to information and opportunities for MWBEs throughout the state.

To visit the MWBE business directory, Click here!


Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOB)

The SDVOB program is a division of the Office of General Services (OGS).

The goal of the program is to encourage and support eligible SDVOBs to play a greater role in the State’s economy by increasing their participation in NY State’s contracting Opportunities.

To visit the SDVOB business directory, Click here!


Department of Labor (DOL)

The DOL guides workers to training that will keep New York strong in the world economy.

Click here to visit their website.


Public Housing Authorities (PHA)

PHA’s provide safe and affordable quality housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Click here to visit the NY State PHA directory.


Chamber of Commerce Directory

Click on the link to visit the NY State Chamber of Commerce Directory.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)

DBE’s are for-profit small business concerns. Click on the link to view a directory of NY State Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.


Resource Library

For more information about helpful State resources, Click here.