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  • Submitted on 04 May 2016

    WASHINGTON ( May 4, 2016) — The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced the Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in Centennial. The federal funding ($306,300) will be distributed during a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2016.

    The grant program is designed to help minority-owned firms across the nation create jobs, develop their business, and compete in the global economy.

    A key component of MBDA’s Business Center Network is providing minority firms with access to technical expertise and resources to grow their businesses.

  • Submitted on 04 May 2016

    WASHINGTON (May 4, 2016) — The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced ASIAN, Inc. as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in San Jose. The federal funding ($325,000) will be distributed during a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2016.
     
    The grant program is designed to help minority-owned firms across the nation create jobs, develop their business, and compete in the global economy.
     
    A key component of MBDA’s Business Center Network is providing minority firms with access to technical expertise and resources to grow their businesses.     
     

  • Submitted on 03 May 2016

    WASHINGTON (May 2, 2016) — The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced The Enterprise Center as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in Philadelphia. The federal funding ($304,475) will be distributed annually during a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2016.
     
    The grant program is designed to help minority-owned firms across the nation create jobs, develop their business, and compete in the global economy.
     
    A key component of MBDA’s Business Center Network is providing minority firms with access to technical expertise and resources to grow their businesses.     
     

  • Submitted on 02 May 2016

    ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH, 2016

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    BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    A PROCLAMATION

     

  • Submitted on 28 April 2016

    WASHINGTON (April 28, 2016) —The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced the Mid-South Minority Business Council as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in Memphis. The federal funding ($285,400) will be distributed annually during a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2016.

    The grant program is designed to help minority-owned firms across the nation create jobs, develop their business, and compete in the global economy.

    A key component of MBDA’s Business Center Network is providing minority firms with access to technical expertise and resources to grow their businesses.     

  • Submitted on 28 April 2016

    WASHINGTON (April 28, 2016) —The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced the Michigan Minority Purchasing Council as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in Detroit. The federal funding ($301,225) will be distributed annually during a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2016.

    The grant program is designed to help minority-owned firms across the nation create jobs, develop their business, and compete in the global economy.

    A key component of MBDA’s Business Center Network is providing minority firms with access to technical expertise and resources to grow their businesses.     

  • Submitted on 28 April 2016

    WASHINGTON (April 28, 2016) —The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced the Metropolitan Economic Development Association as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in Minneapolis. The federal funding ($302,400) will be distributed annually during a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2016.

    The grant program is designed to help minority-owned firms across the nation create jobs, develop their business, and compete in the global economy.

    A key component of MBDA’s Business Center Network is providing minority firms with access to technical expertise and resources to grow their businesses.     

  • Submitted on 28 April 2016

    WASHINGTON (April 28, 2016) —The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in Phoenix. The federal funding ($291,900) will be distributed annually during a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2016.

    The grant program is designed to help minority-owned firms across the nation create jobs, develop their business, and compete in the global economy.

    A key component of MBDA’s Business Center Network is providing minority firms with access to technical expertise and resources to grow their businesses.     

  • Submitted on 28 April 2016

    WASHINGTON (April 28, 2016) —The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in Dallas. The federal funding ($301,675) will be distributed annually during a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2016.

    The grant program is designed to help minority-owned firms across the nation create jobs, develop their business, and compete in the global economy.

    A key component of MBDA’s Business Center Network is providing minority firms with access to technical expertise and resources to grow their businesses.     

  • Submitted on 27 April 2016

    The number of women-owned firms rose 26.8 percent from 2007 to 2012, from 7.8 million to 9.9 million businesses. In contrast, the number of all firms increased 2.0 percent during the same period, from 27.1 million to 27.6 million.

    Also on the rise, the increase in receipts for women-owned firms outpaced that of all firms during the period. Women-owned firms totaled $1.4 trillion in receipts in 2012, an increase of 18.7 percent from $1.2 trillion in 2007. Receipts for all firms grew 11.7 percent during the same period — from $30.0 trillion in 2007 to $33.5 trillion.

 

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