The objectives of the overall program are to 1) provide financial assistance awards for projects that affect or contribute to the establishment, preservation and strengthening of minority business enterprises (MBEs) as directed by congressional mandate, and 2) promote the development of novel approaches
to increasing the strategic growth and global competitiveness of MBEs through the administration of pilot or demonstration projects.
The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.
Office - See Regional Agency Offices.
Contact the nearest Minority Business Development Agency Regional Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.