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MWBE Business Development Unit

The Division of Minority and Women's Business Development (DMWBD) can provide you with information and resources to expand your business. These resources include:

  1. Information on how to sell to New York State;
  2. Information on current New York State contracting opportunities;
  3. Tools for leveraging the MWBE certification; 
  4. Information on access to capital, technical support, and more.

MWBE Business Development Unit Programs, Resources and Initiatives

MWBE Business Growth Accelerator Program

This program provides intensive technical assistance and business development training for NYS MWBEs.
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New York State MWBE Mentor-Protégé Program

This program builds the capacity of MWBE protégés while participating as subcontractors and suppliers on state contracts.
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Supply & Demand Utilization Analysis

DMWBD conducted an analysis to identify industries with low rates of MWBE utilization, and has created strategies to increase participation.
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MWBE Training Tuesdays Webinar Series

Our online capacity building webinars help businesses market themselves to NYS agencies & authorities.

MWBE Resource Line

MWBE Resource Line