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Mission Statement
To provide direct professional services that contribute to the growth and stability of Ohio’s underutilized businesses. 

What we do…

The Minority Business Assistance Center is a statewide business assistance program that provides entrepreneurs with business counseling, management, and technical services.  The services we provide are:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Business Plan Development
  • Certification
  • Loan and Bond Packaging
  • Capital Development
  • Construction Contracting
  • Contract Procurement
  • Strategic Management Processes

The Minority Business Assistance Center offices are located in six regional areas including Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo.  Theses offices help firms’ access state and local government programs, complete federal, state and local certification applications, identify local resources, and access financial assistance programs.

Ohio MBAC roster and service area map.

Contact the Toledo MBAC staff here.

A list of additional resources can be found here, as well as on our Business Development Services page. For information on federal tax issues for small businesses, visit the IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center.

View our upcoming events and workshops here.

In January 2014, MBAC staff discussed entrepreneurship and shared information for potential business owners on 13abc's Bridges with Doni Miller. If you missed it, the programs can be viewed on 13abc's website here:

January 12, 2014  - Part 1
January 12, 2014 - Part 2
January 19, 2014 - Part 1
January 19, 2014 - Part 2

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