What does Wbenc certified mean?
WBENC Certification validates that a business is at least 51 percent owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a woman or women. This means one or more women must have unrestricted control of the business, a demonstrated management of day-to-day operations, and a proportionate investment of capital or expertise.
Is Wbenc a nonprofit?
A 501(c)(3) non-profit, WBENC partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world-class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country, and offers programming and resources to help women-owned businesses thrive.
What is the difference between Wbenc and Wosb?
WBENC is an approved third-party certifier for the SBA's Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting program. Any women-owned business that applies for WBENC Certification may also simultaneously apply for WOSB certification through WBENC.