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Minority Colleges and Universities Grant Competition

This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) requests applications from eligible institutions of higher educations for proposals to develop and implement programs for the education and training of undergraduate students in subjects directly relating to successful entrepreneurship. The proposals must align with the Minority Business Development Agency’s strategic mission goals to support minority business enterprises (MBEs), including building a diverse entrepreneurial pipeline to grow the number of MBEs, and the Administration’s strategic priority to advance racial equity and support for underserved communities through the Federal government.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted to Grants.gov no later than May 25, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST

Eligible Minority Serving Institutions are : 

  •     Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  •     Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs)
  •     Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs)
  •     Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions (NHSIs)
  •     Alaska Native Serving Institutions (ANSIs)

 

Full text of Notice of Funding Opportunity:

Grants.gov

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MBDA Business Center Program

Minority Colleges and Universities Grant Pre-Application Conference
May 5, 2022 | 2 PM - 3 PM EST

MBDA will provide general competition and funding opportunity information, key changes from previous competitions, and competition key dates and logistics. Conference will conclude with a live question and answer session.

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Program Priorities

Minority Colleges and Universities Grant - Program Priorities
May 12, 2022 | 2 PM - 3 PM EST

MBDA will outline program priorities and objectives of Minority Colleges or Universities, which include providing MBEs with expert business development, capacity building, and navigation of the economic landscape. The Conference will highlight real-world examples to highlight the aim of the Minority Colleges or Universities program. The Conference will conclude with a live question and answer session.

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Budget Pitfalls and Examples

Minority Colleges and Universities Grant- Measuring Success & Budget Pitfalls
May 19, 2022 | 2 PM - 3 PM EST

MBDA will highlight Minority Colleges or Universities' operations best practices and pitfalls to avoid when developing Minority Colleges or Universities' budgets and workplans. The Conference will conclude with a live question and answer session.

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