The United States Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), with headquarters in Washington, DC, is committed to promoting the growth of minority-owned businesses through the mobilization and advancement of public and private sector programs, policy, and research.

AIANNH* Project NABEDC (pronounced “Nah Bed See”) assists businesses with building scale and capacity, increasing revenue, creating and retaining jobs through regional, national, and international expansion and direct assistance services.

*American Indian, Alaska Native, & Native Hawaiian (AIANNH)

Find inspiration and motivation! Read success stories highlighting the businesses of NABEDC’s clients, partners, and colleagues.


NABEDC staff, community partners, and our industry experts conduct classes/workshops, technical assistance services, and one-on-one consulting at no charge.

Consulting Services


Resources for Veterans

Best Practices

Youth Entrepreneurship

Workshops and Trainings

Sponsorship and Community Investment Opportunities

NABEDC & Partners Serving Our Communities