Certification Organizations

Certification Organizations

Fannie Mae accepts diversity self-certification and certification from all authorized certifying agencies. A partial list is below.

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) or Regional Affiliate*
1359 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-944-2430
Certifies African American-, Asian American-, Hispanic American-, and Native American-Owned Business Status

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) or Regional partner Organizations (RPos)*
1120 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-872-5515
Certifies Women-Owned Business Status

US Business Leadership Network (USBLN)*
Attn: Program Manager
1501 M Street, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 1-800-706-2710
Certifies Disabled-Owned Business Status

United States Department of Veterans Affairs*
The Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE)
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420
Phone: 1-866-584-2344 
Phone: 202-303-3260
Certifies Veteran Status

US Small Business Administration*
409 3rd St, SW
Washington, DC 20416
Phone: 1-800-827-5722
Certifies Small Business, 8(a) Business, and HUBZone Business Status

United States Department of Education*
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Phone: 1-800-872-5327
Certifies Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce*
729 15th St., NW, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-234-9181
Certifies Lesbian-, Gay-, Bisexual-, and Transgender-Owned Business Status

*Fannie Mae is not affiliated with any of these organizations and is not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided on these independent sites. Fannie Mae is not responsible for any business decisions you may make based on these sites. Fannie Mae is not responsible for any cost of certification incurred by suppliers.