Empire State Development (ESD) is the economic development arm for New York State, focused on strengthening New York State’s economy. For additional information on technical and financial assistance to help big and small businesses meet their goals, click here.
The Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development (DMWBD) focuses on promoting equality of economic opportunities for MWBEs and eliminating barriers to their participation in state contracts. DMWBD supplements New York State's economic leadership with information and resources that increase access to information and opportunities MWBEs throughout the state. For additional information and assistance, click here.