Feds Award City $1.25M for Minority-Owned Manufacturing Businesses

The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has awarded Baltimore City with a 5 year, $1.25 million grant to support minority and women owned businesses in the manufacturing industry.

As reported in The Baltimore Business Journal:

Christine Bivens said, director of minority- and women-owned business development in in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s office, said specific details of the project are not yet available. A project director will be soon be appointed to work with the companies and departments involved.

In a statement, Rawlings-Blake said that the project, “has the potential to accelerate the MBE/WBE community” and will help to grow small businesses locally and throughout the region.

For more information read the The Baltimore Business Journal