Local, State, National, International Membership Organizations
Minority Business Program
Do you reside in Charlottesville city? Does your business? Are you wanting to start a business? Do you need funding? Are you a minority?
If you qualify, you can find all kinds of resources, including participating in business expos, to help you develop your business in the City at the Minority Business Program.
Local LGBTQ+ Business Directory
See a list of LGBTQ+owned businesses.
See all LGBTQ+ friendly businesses.
Equality Means Business
Show the community that your business is a safe and welcoming place for LGBTQ people to work and shop. Learn about the benefits of joining Equality Means Business.
In recent years, as with the nation, the business community has acknowledged that recognizing the LGBT community and providing equal treatment makes economic sense. Virginia is home to three LGBT Chambers of Commerce.
The NGLCC offers certification and networking that can advance your business beyond state borders. Learn how and why to join the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Want an international presence? Get trained and then listed with the Safe Space Alliance.