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Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises

New York State Executive Law Article 15-A ยง 310-318 establishes obligations for state agencies and contractors in order to enhance opportunities for minority and women owned business enterprises (MWBEs) in New York State. The objective of Article 15-A is to promote equitable access to economic opportunities for MWBEs by eliminating barriers to their participation in New York State contracting.

The current New York State required MWBE goal is set at 30%.

Learn how to become a New York State certified MWBE.

View the MWBE Vendor Directory.

MWBE Approved Utilization Plans and Waivers

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses

New York State Executive Law Article 17-B governs requirements for the participation of service disabled veteran owned businesses (SDVOBs) in New York State. The objective of Article 17-B is to expand opportunities for SDVOBs primarily through increased participation in New York State contracting. 

The current NYS required SDVOB goal is set at 6%.

Learn how to become a New York State certified SDVOB.

View the SDVOB Vendor Directory.

SDVOB Approved Utilization Plans and Waivers

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The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
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Albany, New York 12235