- Accelerator Programs
- Access to Capital
- Business Associations
- Business Education
- Certifications and Contracting
- Co-Working Spaces
- Policy and Research
- Technical Assistance
The Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) advances business opportunities for Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) – certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises – by creating mutually beneficial links between MBEs and Corporate Companies. The ultimate outcome is to add economic value to the supply chain while increasing economic opportunities for the minority business community.
The MA Office of Economic Development oversees the Supplier Diversity Program (SDP) includes the following designations: Minority (MBE), Women (WBE), Service-Disabled Veteran (SDVOBE), Veteran (VBE), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTBE); and Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (DOBE).
The Pacesetters Program @ Boston Chamber of Commerce is a partnership of large and mid sized companies and anchor institutions who use their collective purchasing power to create opportunities at scale for local, ethnic minority-owned businesses. Pacesetters is aligned with the work of the Chamber’s Committee on Economic Opportunity which is charged with developing the united response of the business community to economic inequality.