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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning (LGBTQ+) Certification

The state of New Jersey offers certifications for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning (LGBTQ+) Businesses.
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Qualifying Businesses and Enterprises

  1. At least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by persons who identify as LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning)
  2. Independently owned, operated, and controlled business that is generating revenue in New Jersey
  3. Owner must be competent in the affairs in the business to show operational and managerial control


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If you are a LGBTQ+-owned business and seek certification, register online with the State of New Jersey application.

Government Contracts

New Jersey State government does not give any priority to M/WBE organizations.