Minority Businesses

PSWMSDC supports the growth and welfare of minority communities by championing the use of minority-owned businesses in the Pacific Southwest, Southern California and Arizona. We currently serve over 860 minority businesses in a variety of industries.

Click here to see a list of services that we offer minority businesses.

Our National organization defines a minority-owned business as:

  • 51% or more ethnic-minority owned, operated, & controlled
  • Owned by a U.S. citizen with at least ¼ bloodline reflecting an indigenous heritage from any of the following: African-American; Asian Indian; Asian American/Asian Pacific Islander; Latino (and Afro-Brazilian); Native American; or Native Hawaiian
  • Physically located in the United States or its trust territories
  • A for-profit enterprise