The U.S Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency is the only Federal Government agency solely dedicated to the support of minority business enterprise.
The U.S Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is the only Federal Government agency solely dedicated to the support of minority businesses enterprise. MBDA was originally established as the Office of Minority Business Enterprise by President Richard M. Nixon on March 5, 1969.
Operating since September of 2016, MBDA-Tacoma Business Center is one of 40 centers providing technical assistance and strategic business consulting to established minority-owned businesses in the Puget Sound region.
To promote the growth of minority-owned business through the mobilization and advancement of public and private sector programs, policy, and research
Economic prosperity for all American business enterprises
MBDA-Tacoma Business Center serves the whole Pacific Northwest and works regionally to help established minority business enterprises owned by the following individuals or groups: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, Native Americans, Asian Indian Americans and Hasidic Jewish Americans
With the support of our strategic partners, MBDA-Tacoma Business Center provides technical, strategic, marketing and planning services, and business consulting to established minority-owned firms.
Procurement Power Hour - Mentor-Protege Programs
March 21, 2019
7130 W Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, WA 99336
Our conversation will revolve around the SBA's All-Small Mentor-Protege Program including potential opportunities this program presents, challenges with taking part in it, ideas for identifying a mentor (or protege) and much more.
Register at: www.washingtonptac.org
Washington, DC – In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney has introduced bipartisan legislation to preserve this critical agency. H.R. 1432 would permanently authorize MBDA, which was created for “the establishment, preservation, and strengthening of minority business enterprise.”