Certification

All businesses seeking Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) certification should visit the NC Department of Administration's HUB Program website. The city accepts this certification for participation on formal projects. To begin the online certification process for a business, start by registering your firm with NC Vendor Link.

Criteria

To qualify as an M/WBE business, 51% or more of the company must be owned and controlled by a member of a minority group. For purposes of this definition, minority groups are:

  • American Indians
  • Black Americans
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Pacific Rim Asian Americans
  • Women

Assistance

For assistance with completing the certification process, M/WBE Division staff members are available. Please contact Tiesha Hinton or Hasani Mitchell.