The Federal and state governments provide many resources and programs to assist small businesses. Here you will find information and links to many useful tools and services, including Minority/Disadvantaged (MBE/DBE) programs.
Over the last 40 years, Riviera Finance has helped more than 20,000 small businesses grow and prosper. Many of our clients have been Minority or Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and we’ve been pleased to partner in their success stories.
As a registered DBE/MBE, you have many great opportunities before you that aren’t always available to other small businesses. Here are some tools to get you started:
MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCILS
All 50 states have their own Minority Supplier Development Councils. These councils are designed to help you create relationships with Corporate America. Here you can find links to your local or regional MSDC offices. Reach out to them; they’re eager to help you grow your business.
Want to know the details on your state’s DBE programs? Click here.
SUPPLIER DIVERSITY PROGRAMS
There are hundreds of companies nationwide that have in-house diversity supplier programs designed specifically to work with DBE/MBE s. Below, you’ll find the names of many of them, with links to their corporate Web sites and details on their own in-house supplier programs.
|Armstrong World Industries||Motorola|
|Boeing Company||Office Depot|
|Caterpillar||Pacific Gas & Electric|
|Compass Group / FoodBuy||Procter & Gamble|
|ConAgra Foods||Publix Supermarkets|
|Deere & Company||Sears Holdings|
|Federated Department Stores||Time-Warner|
|Florida Power and Light||Tyson Foods|
|Ford Motor Company||Walgreens|
|International Truck & Engine|
|Johnson & Johnson|