The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has partnered with The Latino Coalition (TLC) through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The new agreement, “designed to help enhance the overall business, economic and social objectives of the Hispanic community,” was signed during TLC’s 2017 Economic Opportunity Summit in Los Angeles.


The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is seeking nominations for the 2017 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Awards. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the annual awards designed to honor organizations, businesses and individuals that have demonstrated leadership and commitment in advancing the minority business community and our Nation...


  WASHINGTON (January 18, 2017) — The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency today released a new report, Contracting Barriers and Factors Affecting Minority Business Enterprises: A Review of Existing Disparity Studies.The report, which spotlights disparities in state and local government contracting between minority-owned and nonminority-owned business enterprises,...


  WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency announced the winner of the Agency’s first-ever Capital Project competition; ACG Chicago. The grant totaling $2.5 million will be distributed over a 5-year period. ACG Chicago,a network of corporate executives, capital sources, corporate advisors, and service providers will receive $500,000 annually to...