This Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO or Announcement)announces the anticipated availability of funding for the MBDA Business Center (“Center”) program, and solicits competitive applications for operators of MBDA Business Centers in (5) five locations.
MBDA Business Centers are established
to provide technical assistance and business development services.
The technical assistance and business development services areprovided through federal financial assistance awards to generate increased financing and contract opportunities for minority business enterprises (MBEs).
In addition, the services provided willassist MBEs in creating and retaining jobs.
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Not AvailableAdditional Information of Eligibility:
For-profit entities (including but not limited to sole-proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations), non-profit organizations, state and local government entities, Native American Tribes and educational institutions are eligible to apply to operate MBDA Business Centers.
Successful applicants will possess experience in assisting minority firms in obtaining large scale contracts/procurements and financing awards; accessing established supply chains; educating and assisting minority firms in joint ventures, teaming arrangements, mergers and acquisitions; minority business advocacy; and, facilitating entry and large scale transactions in global markets.
It is also anticipated that the mission of successful applicant organizations will align with both the mission of MBDA and the MBDA Business Center program objectives.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact:
Ms. Joann J. Hill, ChiefMBDA Office of Business DevelopmentU.S. Department of Commerce1401 Constitution Ave., N.W., Room 5079Washington, DC 20230Tel: 202-482-1940Nakita ChambersMBDA Program ManagerU.S. Department of Commerce1401 Constitution Ave. Agency Email Description:
work Agency Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Date Posted:
2015-10-19Application Due Date: