The Minority Business Development Agency –
Dallas/Fort Worth Business Center delivers a
variety of services for minority owned businesses. These services include:

  • Facilitating federal, state and local government procurement opportunities
  • Offering specialized professional assistance to source financing needs
  • Providing strategic business counsel
  • Pipeline enhancement
  • Ongoing Web series
  • Business outreach opportunities
  • National Procurement Center

  • Monthly Lunch and Learn Sessions
  • International Trade Consulting

MBDA provides tailored business consulting
services to help clients achieve higher levels of
growth and competitiveness. Consulting
includes Teaming Arrangements,
Mentor/Protégé Agreements and Mergers and

MBDA helps minority owned companies obtain financing for business growth and job creation. The Center maintains strategic alliances with conventional and nonconventional financial institutions and identifies their target markets. The MBDA assists clients by packaging financial documents for Commercial/SBA loan
programs, bonding assistance and factoring.
For commercial financing, the Center assists in
loan structuring to meet business needs for
working capital, inventory, purchasing 

machinery or equipment, construction or
purchasing a facility, or acquiring another

The Global Business Center

outreach opportunities

access to  capital

Operated by the

Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council

access to markets/contracts


The MBDA provides international trade
assistance to help clients reach their potential
in the international market. The MBDA is
working with the Global Business Center to
assist MBEs with international trade

strategic business consulting

Grow Your Business... Build a nation

The MBDA Business Center aligns its clients
with federal, state, and local purchasing
organizations and assists in bringing 

transactions to closure. The Center has several
national database systems that provide vital information for the success of MBE businesses including:

  • BidSync Link Plus – is the nation's largest bid notification company. Most city and county governments contract BidSync to post their bid solicitations.
  • Construction Market Data (formerly Reed Construction Data) – provides access to information on commercial pre-construction phase projects. The database contains over 235,000 projects.
  • Hoovers – is a business research tool that maintains a database of 85 million companies in 900 industries.