Ohio SBA  
Thousands of Business Certifications Issued
 
Ohio SBA™ enables business owners to give purchasing managers, contractors, lenders, customers, and others business partners evidence their company is owned by one of more minorities1 and is registered with Minority Owned Business Certification. Minority business owners are receiving more opportunities from government and Corporate America; greater visibility in media; and gaining leadership roles throughout society. Ohio SBA™ Business Certification verifies the certification status of up to 2.8 million Ohio-registered companies and is the most transparent certification offered in the state of Ohio.

Requirements for Minority Owned Business Certification1
51% or more of the ownership interest in the company must be by a member of a "Socially Disadvantaged Group", as defined by the Small Business Act.
  Eligible "Socially Disadvantaged Groups" are defined as:
  • Black Americans (African Descent).
  • Hispanic Americans
    (persons with origins from Spanish or Portuguese speaking countries).
  • Native Americans
    (American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts, or Native Hawaiians).
  • Asian Pacific Americans
    (persons with origins from Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Japan, China (including Hong Kong), Taiwan, Laos, Cambodia (Kampuchea), Vietnam, Korea, The Philippines, U.S.Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Republic of Palau), Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Samoa, Macao, Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, or Nauru).
  • Subcontinent Asian Americans
    (persons with origins from India, Pakistan,Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, the Maldives Islands or Nepal).
Company must be registered in the State of Ohio.

Minority Flags
   
Reasons for Certification Certification Package Includes
Establish Company Image & Reputation
Solicit Community & Peer Recognition
Exhibit Company Pride & Honor
Publicize Company Ownership Structure
Distinguish Oneself from Competitors
Be a Role Model for Minority Youth
Ohio SBA™ Certification Number
Signed Letters of Certification
Certification Certificates
Certification Seals & Decals
24-Hour Online Verification
24-Hour Cellular Phone Verification

Ohio SBA™ Minority Owned Business Certification does not require audited financial statements; no classroom or course attendance; no minimum years in operation; and no "on-site examination" of your company's office is required. Minority Owned Business Certification is extremely beneficial for new companies, home-based businesses, established firms, or any other minority-owned organization as marketing used to generate customer interest and potential clients.

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Diversity Among Fortune 500 CEOs

White = 92.6%
Latino = 3.4%
Asian = 2.4%
Black = 1%
Other = 0.6%
Ohio SBA™
Minority Owned Business Certification
Status of Liberty
42% of Ohio Business Owners Were Born Outside of the U.S.A.
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