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M/WBE Program

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We know that the procurement process is one tool to fight income inequality, increase inclusivity and create pathways to economic security and opportunity while getting the City’s business done for New Yorkers. This administration is committed to ensuring that our M/WBE program empowers our diverse population and creates a level playing field for businesses throughout the City.

A message from Mayor Bill de Blasio

By the Numbers

Over $1 billion
awarded to M/WBEs in FY 17. This is the first time in history that the City awarded $1 billion in one Fiscal Year.
$6 Billion
dollars awarded to M/WBEs as part of our 2015 OneNYC effort to award $16 billion by2025. This encompasses mayoral and non-mayoral agencies.
5,000 +
City certified M/WBE firms