Grow Your Business, Build the Nation.
One of 44 Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) centers across the country under the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Center – Tacoma provides technical assistance and strategic business consulting to minority-owned Tacoma businesses regardless of size. The center works with minority business enterprises to generate increased financing and contract opportunities and to create and retain jobs.
The program’s objective is to provide ongoing, quality assistance to minority businesses with rapid growth potential, so that they can achieve greater participation in the development of the nation’s commerce.
MBDA Center-Tacoma helps minority-owned business gain access to:
This includes bonding assistance, identifying financing opportunities, and matchmaking with banking institutions or mezzanine financing options. It also includes connecting businesses with alternative lenders for the financing of purchase orders or rapid scalability.
This includes procurement opportunities, solicitation analysis, bidding and proposal preparation.
New Markets (Domestic and International)
This includes trade leads through the U.S. Department of Commerce, World Trade Organization and other market research.
Learn more about the MBDA Business Center - Tacoma.
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