Resource Links

This section contains links to organizations and programs that are resources to diverse businesses, corporations seeking to increase purchases from MBEs, WBEs and VBEs, and individuals seeking to learn more about diversity in the market place.

· SBA
Is the web address of the Small Business Administration. This web site contains Pronet which is the SBAs listing of Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs). All diverse suppliers should also be listed in this SBA index. This web site also contains various programs, which can be of assistance to small businesses as well as a large library of downloadable business software.

· U.S. General Services Administration
This website contains the Commerce Business Daily, which has a daily listing of all government opportunities.

Non-Profit Organizations

Ford sponsors the organizations below, which are all extremely dedicated to the development of minority, women and veteran owned businesses. These national organizations are primary resources for minority businesses and corporate purchasing activities.

· National Minority Supplier Development Council

· U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

· Women's Business Enterprise National Council

· National Veteran-Owned Business Association

· Billion Dollar Roundtable

Ford web sites of interest

If you are interested in Ford products, or simply want to learn more about the world of Ford Motor Company, please visit the link below.

· Ford Motor Company
· The Lincoln Motor Company