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About MBDA

The Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) mission is to promote the growth and global competitiveness of Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) in order to unlock the country’s full economic potential.

Get Involved

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Become part of MBDA's community of growth and innovation. Whether you're a student, professional, potential partner, or researcher, there are various ways to engage with us and contribute to the success of minority businesses.
Discover your area of interest below.


  • Student

    Learn more about the MBDA's Minority Colleges and Universities Program.

  • Researcher

    Submit a publication to our MBDA Research Library.

  • Professional

    Locate an MBDA Business Center, Specialty Center, or Project near you.

  • Business Partner

    Support our programs preparing MBEs for tomorrow's industry needs.

Mailing Address

U.S. Department of Commerce

1401 Constitution Ave NW

Washington, DC 20230

Phone: (202) 482-2332