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MBF recognized by U.S. Small Business Administration
Midas Companies Acquires Jennings Engineering
MBF & FIU Partner to Create Internship Opportunities for Youth in Overtown
MBF Partners with St. Alban’s Enrichment Center to Support Summer School Program
MBF Scholarship Ceremony
MBF awards scholarships to outstanding high school seniors.
MBF partners with Breakthrough Miami.
Miami Bayside Foundation
MBF is a nonprofit organization designed to advance economic development in Miami through the support of minority businesses and education.
MBF seeks to do this through the creation and administration of 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.
In addition to its loan program for minority businesses, TheMBF encourages minority entrepreneurship by providing assistance to educational institutions.
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.
MBF Loan Recipient, IMR Development Corp., recognized as Minority Veteran-owned Firm of the Year by MBDA.
Washington, DC (October 16, 2018) – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) proudly announced the professional achievements of 12 leaders of minority business enterprises (MBEs). The recipients were honored at the National Minority Business Awards Ceremony on October 16, 2018, in Austin, TX during the
Sponsored by Marquis Bank Overtown, Fla. – On September 28, 2018, Miami Bayside Foundation (MBF) along with Marquis Bank hosted an in-depth Marketing seminar for local small business owners. The one-day event, hosted by the YWCA and led by Orlando Espinosa, co-founder of Emineo Media, focused on “Defining Your
Media Contact: Alison Grewe MBF (305) 379-7070 Ext. 206 Miami, FL (July 12, 2018) – Miami Bayside Foundation partnered with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and Miami Bayside Marketplace(MBM) to host 20 City of Miami High School students for day of business and boat rides. The students were first
Media Contact: Alison Grewe MBF (305) 379-7070 Ext. 205 Miami, FL (September 11, 2018) – Members of the Miami Bayside Foundation(MBF) gathered for a luncheon at Florida Memorial University to meet the awardees of a recent MBF scholarship. The scholarship serves to support the academic pursuits of 5 Florida Memorial
Media Contact: Alison Grewe MBF (305) 379-7070 Ext. 205 Sponsored by Magic City Innovation District Foundation, Little Haiti Cultural Club, and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Miami, FL (August 16, 2018) – Little Haiti, Fla. – On August 16, 2018, MBF celebrated the graduation of 23 City of
Media Contact: Alison Grewe MBF (305) 379-7070 Ext. 205 Miami, FL (August 23, 2018) – In September 2011, FIU and the Miami-Dade County Public Schools established The Education Effect, a university supported community school partnership, to improve educational outcomes in schools across the county. This summer, Miami Bayside Foundation (MBF)
Media Contact: Alison Grewe MBF (305) 379-7070 Ext. 205 Miami, FL (June 8, 2018) – “Never turn down an opportunity as you never truly know where it might lead.” Sound advice for future entrepreneurs from Kevin Jennings, owner and operator of Jennings Engineering. Advice Jennings himself has followed throughout
Media Contact: Alison Grewe MBF (305) 379-7070 Ext. 205 Miami, FL (June 8, 2018) – Being a booster for the town he loves comes naturally to the COO of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Click here to read the full article.
@BaysideMktplace @MiamiBaysideFo & @NFTEFlorida sponsored 20 City of Miami High School students for the day. The students went on a scenic tour of Biscayne Bay and enjoyed lunch aboard @IslandQueenMIA. They also learned about running a small business and toured Bayside! https://t.co/uoDjU4yIJf
Congratulations to Groovin' Bean, MBF’s newest loan recipient! Located in historic Overtown, Groovin’ Bean offers a touch of New Orleans with their homemade beignets. Enjoy with their organic fair-trade coffee creations. #miami #coffeeshop #smallbusiness #historicovertown https://t.co/No7xsMKaJA
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