Welcome to the Florida
Diversity Business Council

Where supplier diversity opportunities connect with diverse business success!

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Welcome to the Florida Diversity Business Council

Our Organization

The Florida Diversity Business Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote fully inclusive Supplier Diversity Initiatives.


FDBC promotes fully inclusive Supplier Diversity initiatives to benefit diverse business and corporations by offering key service to corporate members and diverse business enterprises

and more!


“We received from GOAA 3 MINORITY CERTIFICATIONS: ACDBE, LDB and MDB and thanks to the knowledge got in your Customized Business Coaching Program (FDBC) we are a lot more confident and prepare to approach big private and public Corporations”

Sincerely, Nelson Mendez President of Rico Foods CO.

I’ve known Ana Maria Lowry for several years and never thought I would need her help get to the marketplace. Ain’t Yo’ Mama’s Baked Beans was established as a business January 2018, I had a lot of learning to do. I would meet people along the way that dropped knowledge, but I needed a mentor/someone to hold my hand because I got frustrated trying to put the pieces together myself.  Ana Maria and I meet for lunch, I was sharing what’s new with me and she began to tell me about Florida Diversity Business Council grant program for minority businesses. And I’m so glad she did.

Working with the Council has helped me take all the pieces I’d gathered to build the path that God has for me. Reaching out the right companies and meeting other firms that have gone through this great organization.  Ain’t Yo’ Mama’s Baked Beans now has the Food Permit, Commissary Kitchen and was accepted at the Winter Garden Farmers Market as a new vendor. Tears of joy come to my eyes when think about how you’ve helped remove the weight I was trying to carry on my own.Thank you and my God our Father continue to use your gift to help others in the marketplace.

Arlene Guffin Owner & Operator of Ain’t Yo’ Mama’s Baked Beans TM