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Minority Business Assistance Centers (MBAC) Request for Proposal

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Stacy Cornett, Manager
Minority Business Development Division
(614) 800-4696

The Minority Business Development Division has issued a Request for Proposal for the Minority Business Assistance Centers. These centers are staffed with certified business advisors who assist minority entrepreneurs.

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 11 a.m. April 15 via Microsoft Teams. Registration is required by emailing

Request for Proposal Timeline

  • April 15: Pre-Bid Conference at 11 a.m. via Microsoft Teams
  • April 22: Development closes applicant Q&A at 8 a.m.
  • April 29: Deadline for proposal submission at 3 p.m.
  • By May 30: Development issues award notifications
  • July 1: New program year begins
  • June 30, 2023: Project completion