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Understanding MBE


"Minority Business Enterprise" means an individual, partnership, corporation or joint venture of any kind that is owned and controlled by U. S. Citizens and residents of Ohio, who are and have held themselves out as members of the following socially and economically disadvantaged groups: Blacks, American Indians, Hispanics and Asians. 

Please use the following links to learn more about the MBE Program:

To fill out an application through the Ohio Business Gateway, please click here.  If this is your first time accessing the Ohio Business Gateway, please note that you will need to create a username and password in order to submit an application.