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At AIM, our mission is clear: to facilitate meaningful connections between AIM member businesses seeking to engage in inclusive procurement and a diverse range of supplier businesses. We are dedicated to fostering economic empowerment for all, with a specific focus on uplifting BIPOC, women, LGBTQ+, disabled, and veteran-owned enterprises. By joining us in this mission, you not only contribute to building a more inclusive and equitable business landscape but also play a vital role in promoting economic opportunity and empowerment for underrepresented communities. Together, we can make a lasting impact and create a brighter future for all.

333 years

If MBEs continue to grow at current rates, it will take over 333 years for to achieve revenue parity with White-owned businesses.

$290 Billion

Achieving revenue parity between Black and White-owned businesses alone will add over $290 billion to overall wealth in the economy

133% >ROI

Minority businesses generate 133% greater return on procurement investments- due to the ability to deliver greater value.

Connect with Participating Vendors

Along with organizations like the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts, Inc., Amplify LatinXBoston Impact Initiative, and Mill Cities Community Investments, we are focused on supporting BIPOC, women-owned, LGBTQ+, and other minority businesses to ensure economic opportunity exists for everyone in the Commonwealth. Interested in learning more about AIM’s diverse supplier network? Click here to explore our AIM Directory of Suppliers.

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Criteria's for Eligibility

Criteria for Purchasers

  • AIM Member
  • Commitment to W/MBE Supplier Diversity
  • Direct Access to Procurement Decision-Makers
  • Committed to Tracking and Measure Results
  • Participate in The Feedback Loop

Criteria for Diverse Sellers

  • AIM Member or Non-Member
  • Certification as W/MBE* by MA Certifying Entity
  • Committed to Tracking and Measure Results
  • Participate in The Feedback Loop

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