Certification
 
The following is a sample of the wide range of community-based lenders, banks, and crowdfunding sources that the Pace SBDC works with to provide access to small business financing:
Port Authority of NY & NJ Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Certification Program
  • Port Authority M/WBE Certification: Administered by the the Port Authority of NY & NJ, the Certification Program affords eligible businesses the opportunity to become certified as an M/WBE to participate in the agency's supplier diversity program. Certified M/WBEs may be eligible for set-aside contracts, vendor price preferences, and subcontracting opportunities. The agency's certification runs for a term of five years after which firms are required to submit a recertfication application for consideration.