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Minority-, Women-, and Veteran-Owned Business Directories and Other Contacts

Please Note. The links to these entities are provided as a courtesy and do not represent an all-inclusive list of all sources of minority-, veteran- and women-owned business directories, organizations, and associations. Statistics tabulated by these entities should not be cited as official statistics produced and/or endorsed by the U.S. Census Bureau.


DIRECTORIES

  • Directory of Hispanic Businesses
    U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Javier Palomarez, President and CEO
    1424 K Street, NW, Suite 401
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202-842-1212
    Web: http://www.ushcc.comLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Center Directory of American Indian-Owned Businesses
    National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
    National Center Headquarters
    Gary Davis, President and CEO
    953 East Juanita Avenue
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    Phone: 480-545-1298
    Web: http://www.ncaied.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

  • Bureau of Economic Analysis
    Steve Landefeld, Director
    1441 L Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20230
    Phone (Public Information Office): 202-606-9900
    Web: http://www.bea.gov

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
    Erica L. Groshen, Commissioner
    Postal Square Building
    2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
    Washington, DC 20212-0001
    Phone: 202-691-5200
    Web: http://www.bls.gov

  • Federal Depository Libraries
    Web: http://www.gpo.gov/libraries/

  • Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
    David A. Hinson, MBDA National Director
    U.S. Department of Commerce
    1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20230
    Phone: 202-482-2332
    Web: http://www.mbda.gov

  • National Women's Business Council (NWBC)
    Emily Bruno, Director of Research
    409 Third Street, SW, Suite 210
    Washington, DC 20024
    Phone: 202-205-6826
    Web: http://www.nwbc.gov

  • Office of Women's Business Ownership
    Erin Andrew, Director
    Small Business Administration (SBA)
    409 Third Street, SW, Suite 6600
    Washington, DC 20416
    Phone: 202-205-6673
    Web: http://www.sba.gov

  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
    For information on SBA's programs/services or how to start your own business:
    Dept. P
    409 Third St., SW
    Washington, DC 20416
    Toll-free: 1-800-827-5722
    Web: http://www.sba.gov

  • U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)
    The Center for Veterans Enterprise (VACVE)
    810 Vermont Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20420
    Phone: 202-303-3260
    Toll-free: 1-866-584-2344
    Web: http://www.vetbiz.gov

  • Women's Bureau - Department of Labor
    Latifa Lyles, Acting Director
    200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room S-3002
    Washington, DC 20210
    Phone: 202-693-6710
    Web: http://www.dol.gov/wb/

ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Association of Franchises and Dealers
    P.O. Box 10158
    Palm Desert, CA 92255-1058
    Toll-free: 1-800-733-9858
    Web: http://www.aafd.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • Asian American Business Development Center
    John Wang, President
    80 Wall Street, Suite 418
    New York, NY 10005
    Phone: 212-966-0100
    Web: http://www.aabdc.comLink to a non-federal Web site

  • Center for Women's Business Research
    Dr. Patricia G. Greene, Chair
    1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500
    McLean, VA 22102
    Phone: 703-556-7162
    Web: http://www.womensbusinessresearch.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • Family Firm Institute, Inc.
    200 Lincoln Street, #201
    Boston, MA 02111
    Phone: 617-482-3045
    Web: http://www.ffi.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • International Franchise Association (IFA)
    Stephen J. Caldeira, President & CEO
    1501 K Street, NW, Suite 350
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202-628-8000
    Web: http://www.franchise.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
    Spencer Overton, Interim President and CEO
    805 15th Street, NW, Second Floor
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202-789-3500
    Web: http://www.jointcenter.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Association of Minority Contractors
    Gloria Shealey, President
    The Barr Building
    910 17th Street, NW, Suite 413
    Washington, DC 20006
    Phone: 202-296-1600
    Web: http://www.namcnational.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Black Chamber of Commerce
    Harry C. Alford, President and CEO
    4400 Jenifer Street, NW, Suite 331
    Washington, DC 20015
    Phone: 202-466-6888
    Web: http://www.nationalbcc.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Center for American Indian Enterprise Dev. (NCAIED)
    Gary Davis, President and CEO
    953 East Juanita Avenue
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    Phone: 480-545-1298
    Web: http://www.ncaied.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Congress of American Indians
    Brian Cladoosby, President
    1516 P Street, NW
    Washington, D.C. 20005
    Phone: 202-466-7767
    Web: http://www.ncai.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
    Janet Murguia, President and CEO
    1126 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
    Washington, DC 20036-4845
    Phone: 202-785-1670
    Web: http://www.nclr.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Indian Gaming Association
    Ernest L. Stevens, Chairman
    Jason Giles, Executive Director
    224 Second Street SE
    Washington, DC 20003
    Phone: 202-546-7711
    Web: http://www.indiangaming.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Minority Business Council, Inc.
    John F. Robinson, President and CEO
    1633 Broadway, 30th Floor
    New York, NY 10019
    Phone: 347-289-7620
    Web: http://nmbc.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC)
    Information on certification for minority-owned businesses by state
    Web site for NMSDC referrals for certification: http://www.nmsdc.org/nmsdc/app/template/Content.vm/attachmentid/3701 [pdf, 30K] Link to a non-federal Web site
    Joset B. Wright-Lacy, President
    1359 Broadway, 10th Floor
    New York, NY 10018
    Phone: 212-944-2430
    Web: http://www.nmsdc.org/nmsdc/Link to a non-federal Web site

  • National Urban League
    Marc Morial, President and CEO
    120 Wall Street
    New York, NY 10005
    Phone: 212-558-5300
    Web: http://nul.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • U.S.-ASEAN Business Council
    Alexander C. Feldman, President
    1101 17th Street, NW, Suite 411
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 202-289-1911
    Web: http://www.us-asean.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

  • U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Javier Palomarez, President and CEO
    1424 K Street, NW, Suite 401
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202-842-1212
    Web: http://www.ushcc.comLink to a non-federal Web site

  • U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
    Susan Au Allen, President and CEO
    1329 18th Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 202-296-5221
    Web: http://www.uspaacc.comLink to a non-federal Web site

  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
    Provides information on becoming certified as a women's business enterprise
    Pamela Prince-Eason, President and CEO
    1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1000
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 202-872-5515
    Web: http://www.wbenc.orgLink to a non-federal Web site

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Survey of Business Owners | (301) 763-3316 | csd.sbo@census.gov Last Revised: February 12, 2014