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


Welcome to

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.



The primary mission of The MBF is to provide easier access to funds for minority entrepreneurs. The Foundation offers and administers a loan program that provides loans to minority businesses in the City of Miami..

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In addition to its loan program for minority businesses, TheMBF encourages minority entrepreneurship by providing assistance to educational institutions.

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In addition to its loan program, the MBF provides valuable business tools and resources such as counseling and training in business development and management and other related services, through partnerships with local community organizations engaged in economic development.

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Recent News

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at 1:20am
MBF #loanrecipient @CreamParlor will be at the #SOBEWFF this weekend sampling their mythical Li’l Ice Cream Shortie.

It's a Shortbread Cookie with a scoop of Unicorn Poop and sprinkled with Fruity Pebbles. Sounds magically. 🦄
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 1:05am
MBF #smallbiztips: “Reaction Management.” Per @JonTaffer of @BarRescue success is based on ability to read & manage reactions. Restaurants don’t deliver plates of food; they deliver customer’s reaction to the food. Knowing how to generate right reaction is how to win customers.
Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 1:00am
Miami Bayside Foundation and @FIUEntrepreneur present "Protecting Your Business Against Cyber Attacks." This free event will take place from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM at FIU Downtown at Brickell. To register, go to
Hope to see you there!

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MBF deeply appreciates the support of our donors.

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By contributing to the MBF, you have an opportunity to impact job creating, encourage economic development, and improve the future of the City if Miami

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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