Gift recipient Little Haiti Optimist Club
MBF funds Little Haiti Optimist Club and their mission to help youth with education, mentorship and athletics
MBF 2015 Scholarship Ceremony
MBF awards scholarships to outstanding high school seniors
MBF Scholarship Recipients
Miami Bayside Foundation
MBF is a nonprofit organization designed to advance economic development in the City of Miami through the support of minority businesses and education.
MBF seeks to do this through the creation and administration of a loan programs for minority businesses, through the creation of programs and educational scholarships for minorities, and by providing technical assistance to local organizations engaged in economic development.
MBF Loan Director, Michael Sellinger, served as a judge at the Knowledge of Careers Second Annual Social Impact Pitch Night as part of the Genius Project. The Genius Project, which is a collaborative program among Knowledge of Careers, Genius Factory and Overtown Children and Youth Commission service providers ...read more →
Former Marine’s Security Firm secures Access to Capital, 2017 State of Florida Veteran of the Year Honors Edward Haynes has been in law enforcement for more than 30 years, having served as a U.S. Marine as well as the first black police officer in the Village of Miami Shores. ...read more →
Dress for Success He Used To Sell T-Shirts From His 1999 Ford—Now This Meek Center Student Has His Own Store February 23, 2018 Corbin Bolies WOODEN Everyone wears T-shirts. Eric Wooden aims to make people look cool in them. Wooden, 29, is the founder of The Cool Miami, a clothing ...read more →
South Beach Wine and Food Festival – The Sweet Side Nothing connects people like ice cream. MBF Loan Recipient, Cream Parlor, experiences first foray into a major festival with participation in South Beach Wine and Food Festival.
Miami man celebrates grand opening of clothing store Eric Wooden was working at a post office for three years until he woke up one day in 2013 and decided he wanted to start designing t-shirts. Five years later, the 29-year-old celebrated the grand opening of his store “THE COOL” ...read more →
MIAMI (WSVN) – A South Florida man who used to sell T-shirts out of his car is now celebrating his new a brick-and-mortar store in Liberty City. For store owner Eric Wooden, his hard work is all paying off after he turned his T-shirt business into a trade. “I ...read more →
Miami Bayside Foundation Offers Small Business Training in Little Haiti Sponsored by Magic City Foundation, City of Miami, and Little Haiti Cultural Complex Little Haiti, Fla. – Starting Tuesday, February 13th, the Miami Bayside Foundation – sponsored by the Magic City Foundation, the City of Miami, and the ...read more →
Click here to view additional photos from the event MIAMI, Fla. – On Janurary 18th 2018, the Miami Bayside Foundation (MBF) hosted its annual WE ARE MIAMI® event at the Historic Alfred I. duPont Building in Miami, Florida. Over 300 individuals attended the event including MBF’s sponsors, supporters, partners, small business workshop graduates and loan ...read more →
Last night, MBF's #SmallBusinessTraining students presented business plans to bank lenders & investors 📊 Thanks to panel for participating in this educational event & providing sage advice. Additionally, thanks again to our sponsors @cityofmiami, @LHCCmiami & @magiccitydist. https://t.co/6MthyF6t8R
Are you a small business owner? There are two important tax changes that WILL affect your business. 1) Corporate tax rates are now 21% and 2) Pass through entities get a 20% deduction. Read more on @scoremiami's blog.
Congrats to the 10 amazing high school participants that competed for prizes and bragging rights at the Knowledge of Careers 2nd Annual Social Impact Pitch Night @ #ThursdayGathering. MBF enjoyed judging their creative #socialimpact pitches.
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Miami Bayside Foundation is a registered charity with the state of Florida, registration number – CH36130. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.
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