The Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. provides support for minority owned businesses, develops mutually beneficial networking opportunities with corporate members, and promotes minority business development. As part of our on going effort to realize our mission and celebrate the successes, the Carolinas-Virginia MSDC Annual Award dinner serves as an opportunity to give special recognition to Corporate Members. An award will be presented at the Annual Awards Dinner to one or more Corporate Member(s) based on nominations from certified MBE’s.

The Council’s Awards Committee will evaluate the nominees. The criteria for judging will be based on mentorship, active pursuit of opportunity creation, community awareness/involvement, and the volume of business currently conducted with Carolinas-Virginia MSDC MBE’s. 

By signing you indicate you understand that more than one company may be nominated and that the individual has met the criteria for nomination (i.e., are an active and current local dues paying Carolinas-Virginia MSDC Corporate Member). 

For technical assistance completing your application contact Submittable by email at support@submittable.com.

Objective: Help MBEs navigate the Covid-19 Pandemic through specific training and development opportunities via Bootcamps

  • “Retool Session” will focus on teaching participants on “retooling” their businesses by developing new and innovative go to market tactics to meet emerging needs (with a focus on e-commerce).

  • “Recover Session“ will train participants on how to “recover” their businesses through targeted reopening plans, workforce planning and customer acquisition strategies (with a focus on RFPs and access to contracts).

  • “Restore Session” will help businesses develop a “restoration” strategy through long-term access to capital planning and network opportunities – training provided by Wells Fargo


MBEs Take time to Retool, Recover and Restore for 2022.

Free Training – Open to all Certified MBEs – Reguires 6 hours of on line training

Guidelines for the CVMSDC Development Program Scholarships:


  

This application is for 2 scholarship programs:


1. Sonoco Leadership Academy is open to both CVMSDC &  GWBC members.


  • · The Sonoco Leadership program is a 12 month program with a combination of in person & conference calls
  • · You must be a certified MBE, subscriber with CVMSDC or certified with GWBC
  • · There must be a submitted certification application which is being processed that is favorable for certification approval
  • · The applicant must be the owner or principle of the minority business
  • · Upon completing this application CVMSDC & GWBC will select applicants for Sonoco Leadership program
  • · If you are chosen, you will receive correspondence stating which program you have been accepted to attend
  • · Candidates must be available to attend for the entire program
  • ·  There is a one-time non-refundable application fee of $95.00 which covers consideration for both programs. . (This fee includes credit card processing fees.)


2. University of Richmond Executive Management Program


  • · The University of Richmond Executive Management Program is a week long intensive program. Your hotel and most meals are covered. Each MBE will be responsible for travel.
  • · You must be a certified MBE or subscriber with CVMSDC 
  • · There must be a submitted certification application which is being processed that is favorable for certification approval
  • · The applicant must be the owner or principle of the minority business
  • · The CVMSDC Development Programs Committee will process your application 
  • · If you are chosen, you will receive correspondence stating which program you have been accepted to attend
  • · Candidates must be available to attend for the entire program
  • ·  There is a one-time non-refundable application fee of $95.00 which covers consideration for both programs. (This fee includes credit card processing fees.


                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                 


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