Noteworthy items on certified MBEs, national corporate members of NMSDC, minority business opportunities and more.


Wells Fargo & NMSDC Partner to Present Four Minority Business Leadership Academies in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wells Fargo & NMSDC Partner to Present Four Minority Business Leadership Academies in 2020 (New York, NY: May 15, 2020): Wells Fargo & Company and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) have announced the creation of four Minority Business Leadership Academies. The year-long academy program is designed to enable minority […]


NMSDC is deeply concerned about the state of the minority businesses we serve as they are traditionally hardest hit by downturns. COVID-19 is and will continue to have a dramatic economic impact on minority businesses. Minorities are the higher impacted communities when it comes to the economic recession. We’re stepping up, but we need your [...]

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Expands Free Online Education For Small Businesses

The Goldman Sachs Foundation today announced that it is making its world-class 10,000 Women online business education course available to more women around the world, free of charge.

COVID-19: Investing in Black Lives and Livelihoods

The unfolding public-health and possible economic disaster of the pandemic will disproportionately affect black Americans—unless stakeholders respond immediately.

Call To Action – Kyyba Innovations Aggregating Medical Supplies

Here’s a call to all investors, PPE suppliers and entrepreneurs/importers – Kyyba Innovations will be aggregating all medical supplies from other countries faster and in a more effective way. These supplies will then be delivered structurally to all hospital systems in Michigan and any place in the US where there is a shortage.

SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are vital economic engines in every community and state, and they have helped make our economy the […]

NMSDC COVID-19: National Office Plan

Our number one priority is to ensure the health, well-being, and safety of the NMSDC staff as concern grows about the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Effective Friday, March 13, until further notice, the National Office staff will be working remotely. We will be conducting business as usual; however, the office will not be open to guests for in-person meetings.

The Network Journal Announces its 22nd Annual 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards Presented by Morgan Stanley

“The women we honor in the 22nd year of our 25 Influential Black Women in Business awards span occupations, industries and expertise, and share the same traits when it comes to their career and community service: passion, drive and focus. “

NMSDC President/CEO Adrienne Trimble Named To The 2020 Ebony Power 100 List

EBONY REVEALS ITS ANNUAL EBONY POWER 100 LIST. Power Couples, MVPs and Shining Stars take a bow with iconic entertainment honorees including Super Bowl Champ, Patrick Mahomes, actress, Cynthia Erivo and John Legend & Chrissy Teigen.

Resources for Minority-Owned Businesses

Staying afloat is difficult for any business. For minority-owned businesses there are the added challenges: systemic disadvantages when it comes to access to resources such as small business loans, and almost-daily (if not daily) prejudice.

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