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Helping New Yorkers Grow and Thrive

Whether you're an entrepreneur, nonprofit, small business looking for support, or an individual looking for professional training, NYCEDC offers business programs in the following areas to help you grow and thrive in NYC:

  • Initiatives to grow business across key sectors
  • Nonprofit resources
  • Opportunities for minority, women-owned, and disadvantaged business enterprises (M/W/DBEs)
  • Workforce development and training
  • Other services
D'Ann Ricketts, Owner, BarDen Contracting Services, LLC. Photo by NYCEDC.

Opportunity M/W/DBE

Helping minority, women-owned, and disadvantaged business enterprises (M/W/DBEs) achieve equity in the awarding of City contracts

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The classes were intense but gave me all the knowledge and tools I needed to open my food business. The more I learned about how to do it, the more I realized I could do it—and that I had a clear vision for my business.

Tavia Kowalchuk
Founder & Owner, Bliss Street Creamery, LLC, Queens FEASTS participant 

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