MWDBE Certification Agencies

Businesses wishing to participate in the Supplier Diversity Program must be certified. PWSA is not a certifying agency but we accept other government-based or nationally recognized private certifying agents.  Examples include any municipality, county, or state certification agency or others listed below. PWSA does not accept self-certification status. 

Certification Agencies

Allegheny County MWDBE Certification

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce

National Minority Supplier Development Council (regional affiliates are also acceptable) 

National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) 

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation 

Pennsylvania Unified Certification Program (any State or Municipal Certification Program)

Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT)

Small Business Administration 8a Certification 

U.S. Department of Transportation  (Federal DOT) 

Veterans Business Resource Center (VetBiz) 

Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)