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To promote increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses, and to develop mutually beneficial relationships between public and private sectors and MBEs.
NCSDC was established in 1977 and is one of 39 councils nationwide that link more than 3,000 corporations and 15,000 minority-owned businesses. Locally, more than 90 Fortune 500 companies and over 250 minority businesses comprise our membership. NCSDC offers its members an extensive, integrated network of resources. For our corporations, we serve as a source of contacts and information. In addition, we help member corporations identify certified minority suppliers, and we provide assistance in developing and implementing minority supplier development programs. We assist MBE (minority business enterprises) members in establishing valuable business contacts and offer a wide range of services to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses.