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3/29/2018 at 3:35:21 PM GMT
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Verifying Credentials

Dear Colleagues,

I was thinking about trying to develop Swarthmore College's supplier diversity program. I wonder if you might be able to provide some insight on one question? I want to be able to look up diverse supplier credentials or the availability of diverse suppliers by commodity, but don't know how. Do you know if there is a subscription out there or something that would enable finding information about diverse suppliers?


Thank you,


3/29/2018 at 4:00:21 PM GMT
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If Swarthmore were to join the National Minority Supplier Development Council or the Women's Business Enterprise National Council you'd have access to their databases but membership is not cheap. You have a couple of great free options. The PA small and diverse supplier database located at - click on advanced search to search by commodity/service type and diversity status, and the SBA's Dynamic Small Business Search at

Hope this helps!

3/30/2018 at 11:31:57 PM GMT
Posts: 40
I appreciated your insights! Using the DGS website, I found a lot of helpful information when I selected "Export to Excel." It provided a very through spreadsheet with everything I need to know, although the information is contained in several worksheets. I still have to work with the SBA website to understand how to use it a little better. Thank you so much for your helpful response!

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