The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is seeking proposals to open and operate an MBDA Business Center
Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is seeking proposals to open and operate an MBDA Business Center in six new states to provide technical and business development services to minority business enterprises. The six states include: Arkansas, Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, and Wisconsin. This grant opportunity will expand the Agency’s national network to 41 locations in 35 states.
The national network of MBDA Business Centers provide technical and business development services to minority business enterprises across the country. Submissions to the MBDA Business Center grant competition are due June 2, 2022.
To learn more about the grant competition, register for pre-application conferences, starting on April 28, 2022. Also, access additional resources at MBDA Grants page.
Native Business Magazine
Carmen Davis - Founder, Publisher and Executive Editor
Mrs. Davis is the founder, publisher and executive editor of the only Native American wholly owned and operated national tribal business publication, Native Business Magazine, and the producer of the annual and nationally attended Native Business Summit.
Mrs. Davis is also president of Davis Strategy Group has over 23 years of service to Indian Country and as an entrepreneur she has successfully established, operated, managed and grown several businesses in multiple sectors. She is equal parts a strategic visionary and behind-the-scenes implementor, essential in guiding and overseeing every process of brand development, business expansion, nation-to-nation relationship building and more.
She was named in 2009 as one of the first recipients of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s, “40 Under 40” award which recognizes up and coming community and business leaders from across Indian Country.