The list of Frequently Asked Questions and answers are intended to provide information about the Minority Business Development Agency, our programs, and our upcoming grant competition. The information also provides basic guidance on preparing an application for the grant competition, also referred to as the Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO).
Prospective applicants for the MBDA Business Center – American Indian and Alaska Native program competition are encouraged to participate in a Pre-Application Conference scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 3:00 p.m., EDT.
During the Pre-Application Conference, potential applicants will be provided with a background and summary of the MBDA Business Center program. This will also be an excellent opportunity for prospective applicants to ask questions regarding the program and the application process.
On July 23, 2015 MBDA held a public meeting that provided general information and an overview of the history of MBDA, MBDA’s Federal Funding Opportunities, tips on writing grant applications, guidance on preparing budgets and budget justifications, and information regarding audit and compliance rules.