Woman-Owned Business Certification Resources

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More women-owned ventures are being created thanks to the multiple resources that have become available within the last few decades. This kind of support has become crucial in creating a more equitable environment regarding women in business and funding.

Women-owned business certification has become an invaluable resource for those looking for credibility and a way to expand their business through government contracts for qualifying businesses. Find out how and which agencies can certify your business and increase access to funding by exploring the articles below.

Certification Resources

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Resources for the Women-Owned Business Certification Application Process

We have suggestions for resources you can use to increase your chances of getting certified as a woman-owned business.

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Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

Though today WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses across the U.S., certification represents just a sliver of WBENC’s total offerings.

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National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC)

It's vital for female entrepreneurs to be aware of resources like the NWBOC that are designed to boost their success.

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U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce (USWCC)

Though certification is a key service offered by the USWCC, the organization has a wealth of other resources for women in business.