Become certified with the Small Business Development Office as a Minority Owned, Women Owned, Small, Small Local, or Veteran Owned Business! The service is free and the City of Boston now offers cross-certification with the Supplier Diversity Office.
The mission of the Small and Local Business Enterprise Office (S/LBE) is to create economic opportunity by certifying the availability of the following entities to the City of Boston:
– Small & Local Business Enterprise (SLBE)
– Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)
– Woman Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)
– Veteran Owned Small Business Enterprise (VOSBE)*.
The S/LBE office advocates on behalf of these businesses to help them compete successfully for City contracts as well as in the Boston area’s economy as a whole.
Application: The City of Boston Certification Application
*Veteran Owned Businesses must be certified by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.