These programs are part of the 2018 MBDA Broad Agency Announcement, a new initiative this year. More than $13 million was awarded for 35 projects focused on Department of Commerce and MBDA priorities from resources that increase disaster preparedness and relief to programs that increase access to capital.


Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the Department of Commerce awarded over $13 million to 35 projects in communities across the country. The grants, which are part of MBDA’s new Broad Agency Announcement initiative, reflect critical Department of Commerce priorities including space commerce, aquaculture, disaster relief...


Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) proudly announces the professional achievements of 12 leaders of minority business enterprises (MBEs). The recipients will be honored at the National Minority Business Awards Ceremony on October 16, 2018 in Austin, TX during the National Minority Enterprise Development Week.


Today, the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) announced they are joining forces to kick off National Minority Enterprise Development Week (MED Week), October 14–20, in conjunction with this year’s NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange in Austin, TX