April 16, 2019
Industry News -
Under the new Farm Bill, farmers can receive up to $100,000 through multiple microloan programs that provide flexible access to credit for small, beginning, niche, and non-traditional farms.
Meda provides business consulting, access to capital, and market opportunities for minority entrepreneurs. Meda also operates a business development center under cooperative agreement with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Minneapolis MBDA Business Center connects Minnesota Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) with business opportunities. In 2016, Meda served 676 customers through our combined service offerings and helped minority businesses secure $165 million in contracts. Since its beginning in 1971, Meda has helped more than 20,000 entrepreneurs of color and assisted in the start-up of more than 550 businesses.
To learn more about how Meda is growing minority businesses, visit https://meda.net.