National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). This designation is open to any business that is at least 51 percent owned, operated, managed or controlled by a person identifying as LGBT+.

It’s one of our best resources in the country and joining helps expand our networks, increase our public visibility and ensure equitable access to financial resources for our community.Why Getting Certified MattersWith the countless day-to-day tasks of running a business, it’s understandable that certification may not be a top priority for a business owner.

But the process is worth the payoff. Getting certified provides unique, potentially transformational opportunities for LGBT+-owned businesses.It opens the door to networking with over 400 enterprises — corporations, NGOs and governmental bodies — that are all looking to form strategic partnerships or do business with the LGBT+ community.