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American Indians and Alaska Natives

Programs

The Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program provides planning grants of up to $100,000 and working capital grants of up to $300,000 to agricultural producers so they can enhance their raw products into marketable goods and biobased value-added...

The Rural Economic Development Grant (REDG) program promotes rural economic development and job creation by providing funding to eligible Rural Utilities Service electric or telecommunications borrowers (intermediaries) for rural projects....

The Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) program provides grants of $10,000 up to $500,000 for rural projects that help small and emerging rural businesses, distance learning networks, employment related adult education programs, and a broad...

The Doing Business with OPM site is designed to help the public, small business, small disadvantaged business (SDB), services disabled veteran owned business (SDVOB), women-owned business (WOSB), historically underutilized business (HUBZone), 8(a...

The goal of the Entrepreneurship Center Program (ECP) is to enable minority entrepreneurs to take advantage of new business opportunities and qualify for financing that will lead to high-level business growth through the provision of proper...

The Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) is designed to provide incentives for major DoD contractors to furnish disadvantaged small business concerns with assistance designed to enhance their capabilities to perform as...

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Services

The Census Bureau's Business Help website provides answers to frequently asked questions about business surveys and provides access to services that can help reduce the burden of reporting, such as online forms, extensions of survey due dates,...

Tools

The Minority/Disadvantaged Business Certification and Development Program, or 8(a) Business Development Program, is a nine year federal government contracting certification program established to assist eligible socially and economically...
Incentive: The Minority Business Enterprise Center (MBEC) Program is a fee-for-service initiative, providing a wide-range of direct business assistance services to eligible minority business enterprises (MBEs). The MBEC provides standardized...

The Minority Business Internet Portal is a free online database for registered minority firms and for minority firms seeking government contacting opportunities with other firms. Follow this link for contact information:...