Minority Affairs

The City of Syracuse Minority and Women Owned business Enterprises (MWBE)Participation Program is designed to increase opportunities for minority and women entrepreneurs to access government contracts and grow their businesses. When eligible businesses are certified with the City of Syracuse they become more visible to prospective buyers, including agencies and private contractors seeking to purchase goods and services.

There are several benefits to becoming a City-certified M/WBE, including listing in the online directory of businesses. Other services include:

  1. Hands on assistance with forms related to the City Certification Process.
  2. Updates and notifications related to conducting business with the City of Syracuse and RFP and bid information.
  3. Monitoring contracting activities and insure overall compliance with the local, state, and federal laws governing MWBE and DBE compliance.
  4. Ongoing information and technical assistance to assist in the growth and success of Minority and Women Owned businesses.


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