The National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) is a nonprofit trade association that was established in 1969 to address the needs and concerns of minority contractors. While membership is open to people of all races and ethnic backgrounds, the organization's mandate, "Building Bridges - Crossing Barriers," focuses on construction industry concerns common to African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.
- To promote the general and individual welfare of minority builders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers of materials and equipment used in the construction industry;
- To educate and train contractors interested in improving their social and economic well-being and that of their community in order to promote the civic and economic prosperity of the community through said education;
- To promote a spirit of cooperation among the various minority and majority builders, contractors, and sub-contractors;
- To promote wide and prompt dissemination of information of value and interest to its members;
- To ascertain the problems of its members relative to the building and construction trade and to do all things necessary to solve such problems for its members;
- To do all things necessary to promote and maintain strategic relationships between its members and the various federal, state, county, and city departments or agencies in Northern California;
- To correct trade abuse;
Goals and Objectives
- Advocating for local, state, and federal issues that impact our businesses
- Providing technical support and training programs where needed to build capacity
- Developing strategic partnerships with local businesses, organizations, trade unions, and workforce development agencies
- Providing a voice for minority contractors
- Creating wealth in our communities
- Finding solutions and eliminating barriers to for minority contractors
NAMC is comprised of 17 chapters located throughout the United States of America. Visit the national website to learn more about our national initiatives or connect with other chapters.