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About this Center

The DC Minority Business Development Agency Business Center (DC MBDA Business Center), operated by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, provides technical assistance focused on, but not limited to, Capture Management, Business Development, Key Relationship Leverage, Assistance with Procurement and Contracts, Access to Capital, Proposal Development, Third Party Business Assessments and Post-Award Consulting to ethnically Minority Small and Medium Enterprises primarily in the Washington metropolitan area (DC–VA–MD–WV metropolitan statistical area). To qualify for services, companies must have been in business for three years and/or have generated a minimum of $1,000,000 in annual sales. The DC MBDA Business Center is one of forty-five centers funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) nationwide.

Small Business Profiles Research and Publications

» Annual Analysis of District of Columbia's Small Business Activities

» Annual Analysis of Maryland 's Small Business Activities

» Annual Analysis of Virginia's Small Business Activities

» NCRC Lending Analysis - Report for Washington DC

» NCRC Analysis - Small Business Lending Deserts and Oases

» Bank Branches in Baltimore Maryland


Core Business Services

Strategic Business Consulting
Strategic Business Consulting

Services include sales consulting and forecasting, market feasibility studies, operations management and quality control, bid preparation and bonding (construction), and manufacturing facility leasing.

Access to Contracts
Access to Contracts

Services include identification of procurement opportunities, solicitation analysis, bid and proposal preparation, negotiation and closing, research contract award histories.

Access to Capital
Access to Capital

Services include identification of domestic and global financing opportunities, equity financing, brokerage of financial transactions, identification and closure of merger and acquisition transactions.

Access to Markets
Access to Markets

Services include government procurement assistance, private sector contract identification and specialized certification assistance including 8(a), and assistance with market research.



727 15th Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone #: 202-464-2304
Program Director: Michael Bing

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Staff Information


  Michael Bing
Project Director
H. Lyals Battle
Business Consultant
Maria Middleton
Administrative Assistant


James Knight, Sr. David O'Dell Fredricks Mary Lu Garcia

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