Get Support to Start Your Business
We are so committed helping grow small businesses that we have formed a non-profit organization that does nothing but train and provide free resource access to entrepreneurs.
SupportLocals.org is an extension to ASP, and a partner to local chambers, city and SBA Entrepreneurial centers, private companies, lending institutions, and public procurement agencies with a desire to help MBE/WBE businesses. SupportLocals.org does just that - we support Locals in their quest to be independent business owners and improve their lives long term.
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Private Business and MBEs
Many large organizations have aggressive M/WBE and Small Business goals, just like government agencies do. Find out how you can do more business with large organizations like Ericsson, ATT, Dell, and many other Fortune 500 Companies that embrace supplier diversity ....
In order to qualify for any Minority, Woman, or Disadvantage designation at the local and regional level, you must go through on one of the first three agencies below for certification. State business requires HUD Certification, which you get as part of certifying through DFW Minority Council if you chose to go that route. Otherwise, you an go directly to the State Government site to initiate the process.
For Federal Business, you get certified via the link on the SBA logo below. There are quite a few steps to complete before getting that certification, but you can read all about it on our blog here.