Minority and Women Business Enterprise Programs

In addition to the Suffolk County Office of Minority Affairs, which administers Suffolk County’s M/WBE certification program, the Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning gives assistance accessing programs available to businesses. You can access their website at www.suffolkbetterforbusiness.com or call 631-853-4800.

The following Non-Suffolk County run organizations have programs designed to assist the growth and development of businesses owned and controlled by women and minority group members (“M/WBEs”).

Organization Name Type of Organization
100 Black Men of Long Island Not-for-Profit organization
100 Black Women of Long Island Not-for-Profit organization
Asian Women In Business, Inc. Not-for-Profit organization
Empire State Development's Small Business / MWBE Resource Center NY State’s Chief Economic Development Agency
Farmingdale SBDC US SBA partnership with State University of New York
Long Island Small Business Assistance Corp. Not-for-Profit organization
National Association of Women Business Owners – Long Island Not-for-Profit organization
New York State - Resources for M/WBE's New York State
NY/NJ Minority Supplier Development Council Not-for-Profit organization
Olé – Organization of Latino Entrepreneurs US SBA partnership with State University of New York
SBA's Contracting Support for Small Businesses Service of the US SBA
SBA's Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Civil Rights Office of the US SBA
SBA's Office of Native American Affairs Office of the US SBA
SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership Office of the US SBA
Stony Brook SBDC US SBA partnership with State University of New York
Stony Brook SBDC En Español US SBA partnership with State University of New York
Suffolk County Women’s Business Coalition Not-for-Profit organization
Women's Business Enterprise National Council Not-for-Profit organization