Minority Business Assistance Center July 7, 2021 | Vol. 2, Issue 24
Upcoming Events
UPCOMING WEBINARS... Register today!
CUL Incubate Her
Are you a Central Ohio-based Black or minority woman who is interested in growing her business or career? Do 1,000,000 things pop up to make it difficult to invest in yourself to take your family to the next financial level?

From one-on-one coaching through connections to regional programs, the primary goal of Incubate Her is to improve outcomes for local Black Opportunity Women.

Deadline to apply is 7/15.
How to submit a successful Bid
Who: Franklin County Board of Commissioners
When: Friday, July 23rd
Time: 8A EST
Where: Zoom

Small Business Relief Office | Development Services Agency

Review your financials and cash flow. How long can you "make it through" in case of a quarantine, lost wages, employee absenteeism (when you are paying for sick leave AND not bringing in revenue). What do you need to bridge the gap?

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Virtual Business Opportunity Expo

Join the Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council July 12-13 for the 2021 OMSDC Business Opportunity Expo! The 2021 BOE is focused on the economic empowerment of minority business enterprises. Corporate buyers, government agencies, minority...

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News & Updates
How to Establish Business Credit for the First Time

Access to cash and credit is a business's lifeline. Business credit allows a company to to borrow money that can be used to purchase products or services. It is based on the trust that payment will be made in the future.

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SBA's Restaurant Revitalization Fund halts grants to...

Thousands of restaurants pursuing Small Business Administration Restaurant Revitalization Fund grants have had their applications frozen, even as the SBA continues to pay out others. It's the result of a series of legal setbacks by the agency.

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Have you heard about this $10,000 grant opportunity made possible by the partners at KKR?

Now in its fourth round, KKR Small Business Builders is here to support entrepreneurs and their small businesses around the world. More than a hundred recipients have already been selected to receive a $10,000 grant as well as mentoring and coaching opportunities with KKR employees. Everyone who applies receives free access to the thousands of curated resources and a community of 360,000+ small business owners on Hello Alice.
Top 10 Leadership Books For 2021

Get insights on leadership, the future of work, and employee experience - subscribe here to The Future of Work Newsletter to get future editions directly in your feed. The first step to becoming a great leader? Picking up a book.

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Attention Women Business Owners! WBE Certification is now available!

For more information, or to apply, contact the MBAC office at mbac@cul.org
On June 3rd, we facilitated Part 5 of the Minority Business Partnership Education Series with MBAC Director Jeaneen Hooks and PTAC Procurement Specialist Terrell Knight. The webinar focused on learning how to prepare and present a pitch and capability statement to win government contracts.
On May 13th, as a part of our Minority Business Partnership Education Series we welcomed James Price of the Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council who shared insights concerning with certifying as an MBE and doing business with major corporations within Ohio and nationwide