As a benefit to our SCBCC members we provide MBE certification
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Under the national standardized guidelines for MBE certification, as established by the SCBCC the following criteria are used to determine minority ownership and control:
- The entity must be a profit enterprise, physically located in the United States or its trust territories.
- The organization must be able to demonstrate that the majority (51%) of the ownership, operational control and managerial control is held by minority group members (Minority group members are U.S. citizens who are African-American, Hispanic American, Native American, Asian Pacific American and Asian Indian American.)
- The organization must be legally formed as a sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation.
- The organization must be independent of any non-minority firm.
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- All applicants can obtain a copy of the W/MBE application online at www.scbcc.com or they can request a copy to be mailed to them by emailing email@example.com This may take up 7-10 business days. It is highly advised that you download this application from the SCBCC website.
- All applicants that choose to mail in their application must include a money order made out to: The Southern Connecticut Black Chamber of Commerce.
- All documents must be completed in its entirety. Please reference to "N/A” reference in any necessary fields.
- All documents if written must be neat and legible. Applications must be completed in BLUE ink.
- All documents must be arranged in the same order as the checklist provided.
- All Applications/ and or supporting documents must be submitted via mail. It is advised that applicants use a shipping method that allows package tracking, such as US mail, FedEx, etc.
- Applications can also be scanned with ALL supporting document and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, but will not be issued without original notarized application.
- SCBCC will confirm receipt of application within 24-48hrs via confirmation email.
- Once completed applications have been reviewed, it will be presented to the board for approval.
- Once the board has approved applicants will be notified. Upon approval the board will also schedule a site visit to your place of business.
- Applicants are responsible for picking up their applications. Please arrange pickup by emailing email@example.com
- All application must be mailed to the following address. It is up to the applicant as to what courier service is used.
- If you need assistance completing your application, please contact the SCBCC via mailto firstname.lastname@example.org