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|February 21, 2023||LGBT Business Cert To Be Created in New Jersey||
The New Jersey Senate Commerce Committee has advanced legislation that, if passed, would allow the state's Department of Treasury to certify businesses owned by LGBTQ+ individuals (or LGBTBEs) in t ...Read more
|November 21, 2022||San Jose Launches M/WBE, LGBTQ, VetBiz Disparity Study||
The City of San Jose is initiating a disparity study to better comprehend the participation of min ...Read more
|August 2, 2022||Santa Clara County M/WBE, DVBE, LGBTQ Disparity Study Looking For Feedback||
Disparity studies determine whether a government entity has engaged in exclusionary practices in the solicitation and award of contracts to minority, women-owned, and ...Read more
|April 13, 2022||California Public Utilities Commission Passes 1.5% Procurement Target for LGBTBEs||
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved a voluntary procurement goal for privately owned utilities which it is believed will boost contr ...Read more
|January 10, 2022||LGBTBEs set to be added to Travis County and the City of Austin's HUB Program||
LGBT-owned business enterprises (LGBTBEs) are set to be added to the Travis County Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) program.
The City of Austin’s LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission ...Read more
|October 11, 2021||New LGBTQ+ Cert Opens Opportunities for Los Angeles County Contracts||
Los Angeles County is creating increasing opportunities for LGBTQ-owned businesses. It’s doing so by expanding the county's Community Business Enterprise (CBE) certification program.
LA C ...Read more
|June 11, 2021||LGBTQBE Legislation Moves Forward in Baltimore||
Baltimore City Council is implementing a LGBTQ Procu ...Read more
|March 3, 2021||New Bill Marks Major Step in LGBTQ Business Equality||
Congressman Ritchie Torres (D-NY) is re-introducing legislation that will mandate that financial institutions collect data on LGBTQ-owned businesses.
Torres, a barrier-breaking, gay afro- ...Read more
|March 2, 2021||NYC Will Include LGBT-Owned Businesses in City Procurement||
In partnership with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is formally including LGBT-owned businesses (LGBTBEs) in New York Ci ...Read more
|November 18, 2020||National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Can Help Refine Your Business Pitches||
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is hosting regular virtual business meetings with LGBTQ business owners, allowing them to informally pitch their ideas to a panel of experts, giving LG ...Read more