Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Certification is a tool that may help a minority- or woman-owned business improve its competitiveness. Once certified, your business can benefit in several ways:
- Your business has opportunities for small purchase goods and services procurements with the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
- Your business has opportunities for construction & subcontracting procurements with the Finance and Administration Cabinet.
- Your business receives free marketing in Kentucky's SMALL BUSINESS CONNECTion database.
- Connect with public and private sector buyers
- Enhance your business's exposure to prime vendors and contractors
- Certification allows your business to meet “home state certification” requirements to obtain MWBE certification in other states.
- Certification verifies that you own, manage, and control your business.