IFS Supplier Diversity Program

IFS Supplier Diversity Program

The goal of IFS’s Supplier Diversity Program is to foster the promotion, growth and development of minority, women and other diverse owned enterprises.

What is a diverse business?

At least 51% owned and controlled/operated by a U.S. Citizen in one of the following categories or ethnicities:

  • African American
  • Asian Indian
  • Asian Pacific
  • Hispanic
  • Native American
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
  • Service Disabled Veteran
  • Veteran
  • Woman

IFS is committed to doing our part to ensure that diverse businesses are a part of our company. IFS is interested in hearing from suppliers in the following areas:

  • Business consulting services
  • Printing
  • Marketing
  • Catering
  • IT
  • Furniture
  • Transportation

We will also consider other areas. If you are interested in being considered, please complete our form and we will get back to you.

 

Certifications

More information about diverse businesses can be found:

NMSDC - If the prospective supplier is minority-owned, the business can become certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council or one of its regional affiliates at www.nmsdc.org.

WBENC - If the business is woman-owned, the business can obtain certification with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council at www.wbenc.org.

NGLCC - Contact the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for certification as a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transsexual owned business at www.nglcc.org.

U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs - If the supplier is a service-disabled veteran or veteran owned, please contact the USDVA for documentation to verify your status at www.va.gov.