1. Home

Minority Colleges and Universities Grant Competition

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is seeking proposals to advance its pilot program to support entrepreneurship for undergraduate students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions (NHSIs), and Alaska Native Serving Institutions (ANSIs). 

The goal of this broad agency announcement is to establish five (5) pilot projects, one at each type of institution above, to lay the foundation for a future generation of entrepreneurial leaders and innovators that will help strengthen U.S. global competitiveness, job creation, and the overall U.S. economy. 

Learn more about the application process and deadlines by viewing the Notice of Funding Opportunity. Also, register to attend the pre-application conference scheduled for August 3rd, 2021 at 2-3 pm ET. 


Full text of Notice of Funding Opportunity:

Deadline: Applications must be submitted to no later than August 16th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST


Register for the Pre Application Conference

The MBDA Business Center Program pre-application conference will be held on August 3rd, 2021 at 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. E.D.T.

Register Now