The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has announced a solicitation for special projects and programs associated with MBDA’s strategic plans and mission goals, as well as to provide the general public with information and guidelines on how MBDA will select proposals and administer discretionary Federal assistance under this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA).
COMPETITION ID 2004926
This BAA is a mechanism to encourage proposals for new programs, education, outreach, innovative projects or sponsorships that are not addressed through the business center program. This announcement is not a method for awarding congressionally directed funds or existing funded awards.
Tribal Consultation on the Redesign of MBDA’s Native American Business Enterprise Center (NABEC) Program
In 2012 the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) conducted a webinar seeking input from tribal leaders on the redesign of the Agency’s Native American Business Enterprise Center (NABEC) program. Interested parties may access a complete playback of the webinar.
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.
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.