Supplier Diversity Frequently Asked Questions

Business Certifications

Grand Valley State University does not require business certification from an outside source.* However, there are several options available for businesses seeking formal certification. If interested, reference contact information below.

Great Lake Women’s Business Council (GLWBC)
33109 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150
Office: (734) 677-1400 
Fax: (734) 677-1465

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
1032 15th St NW #190
Washington, DC 20005
Office: (202) 234.9181
Fax: (202) 234.9185

Regional contact information: Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
1359 Broadway
10th Floor, Suite 1000
New York, NY 10018
Office: (212) 944-2430

Regional contact information: Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC)
100 River Place, Suite 300
Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: (313) 873-3200
Fax: (313) 873-4783

National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC)
325 E. Crescent Lane
Detroit, MI 48207
888- Certified


*Subject to change

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