Our membership package includes the following:

  • Access to our database of minority owned businesses
  • Supplier diversity program development support
  • MBE supplier referrals and introductions
  • Assistance and support in RFP/Bid distribution
  • Discounted registration to seminars and special events
  • Discounted registration for supplier diversity training and education FEE STRUCTURE (annually)

FEE STRUCTURE (annually)

Non Profit / Gov’t Fee Amount
(Except Higher Ed) $2,000.00
#Employees – For Profit and Higher Education Fee Amount
Under 500 $3,000.00
500 – 1,000 $3,500.00
1,000 – 5,000 $4,500.00
5,000 – 10,000 $5,500.00
10,000 and more $6,500.00

General Information

The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The CouncilTM) is a not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is to encourage business firms to purchase goods and services from minority-owned companies on the basis of mutual self-interest. The Council is designated 501 (c) (3) by the Internal Revenue Service (This documentation available upon request). This 501 (c) (3) status makes the Council tax exempt. In addition, dues/contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership shall include those persons, firms or corporations or divisions thereof which, from time to time, purchase goods and services from minority businesses. Corporate members must designate, in writing, a representative who may act for and on behalf of such entities in connection with the affairs of the NY & NJ MSDC. Annual dues payment is required.

Members are encouraged to:

  • Attend the membership meetings of The Council.
  • Participate in the activities of The Council. This participation shall include, but not be limited to
    service on standing committees, assistance with special projects of The Council, and the
    furtherance of mutual goals.
  • Prepare and submit annual dollar amounts of purchases made by such entities with minority
  • Designate, in writing, a representative who may act for and on behalf of such entities in
    connection with the affairs of The Council.
  • Want to discuss an idea or topic? Please feel free to call Lizzette Santos at: 212-502-5663.


Official Contact

The person who has responsibility for the minority supplier development initiative and who should receive invoices, official correspondence, etc. and who receives authorized access to the NY & NJ MSDC database.

    Secondary Contact

    This person will receive all general mailings including events, newsletter, surveys, etc.

    Chief Procurement Officer

    The person who has the title of Vice President, Purchasing, for example.

    Chief Executive Officer/President

    Company Information:

    Please upload any literature you would like to share. (Minority Vendor Forms, Annual Reports, etc.)

    Do you currently have a supplier development initiative?


    If no, would you like help in establishing one?


    Comments / Questions:

    Policy Statement

    The payment of dues in the amount according to fee structure above represents membership in the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. for one (1) year, to be renewed on anniversary date. Please make check payable to:

    NY & NJ MSDC, Inc.
    65 W. 36th Street, 7th Floor
    New York, NY 10018
    212. 502. 5663

    We understand that membership in the NY & NJ Minority Supplier Development Council is voluntary.

    We hereby apply for membership in the Council with the understanding that, as an active participant in the Council’s goals, we agree to the following basic tenets of membership:

    • Commitment to increase amount of business activity with minority-owned firms through
      Supplier Diversity initiative.
    • Designation of an appropriate individual to represent our company & participate with The
    • Support the Council’s goals and objectives by participating on sub-committees, when
    • Promotion of the development of minority business in the community by making minority
      business referrals available to other majority companies, and by disseminating
      purchasing needs to Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs).
    • Confidential reporting of minority procurement volume to the Council, annually.

    I have agreed to conduct my transactions, forms, and paperwork with NY & NJ Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (The Council) by electronic means. I authorize The Council to rely on my electronic signature and I understand that they have legal binding effect.


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