Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) Program

MBAC

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Scott Park
2145 East Scott Park Drive
Toledo, OH 43607
419.530.3342

About Us

 Serving Our Community

Connect with us: 419-530-3342 or nwombac@utoledo.edu

The Minority Business Assistance Center provide important services including technical assistance, professional consulting, access to capital and assistance obtaining contract opportunities. A primary objective of the program is to identify emerging businesses and cultivate their growth and sustainability. The realization of this objective will strengthen the minority business community, support job creation and further economic growth in Ohio. Professional MBAC staff work with owners of existing businesses, start-ups, certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), certified Encouraging Diversity Growth and Equity (EDGE) and socially and economically disadvantaged businesses. MBEs are defined as businesses that are at least 51 percent or more owned and controlled by one of the following groups: African American, Hispanic, Native American or Asian American. EDGE certified businesses are defined as enterprises that are owned by economically and socially disadvantaged entrepreneurs.

The Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) provides guidance on MBE and EDGE certification, business management, technical, financial and contract procurement assistance in addition to loan and bond packaging services. These services are available without cost to businesses located throughout Ohio.

The University of Toledo Minority Business Assistance Center provide minority firms with the following services:

  • Accounting assistance
  • Business management counseling
  • Completing federal, state and local certification applications
  • Contract procurement assistance
  • Estimating/Bidding assistance
  • Identifying local resources
  • Loan packaging assistance
  • Marketing plan development
  • Referrals to financial assistance programs

To connect with one or counselors click the button below:

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You can also call 419-530-3342 or send an email to nwombac@utoledo.edu

 

Last Updated: 12/1/17