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Our Mission

The mission of the GPMBSA is to serve as an advocate in promoting the establishment and growth of minority business enterprises (MBE's) through the coordination and leveraging of established public and private resources into a strategic network that will provide technical assistance, financial resources and business opportunities to disadvantaged-businesses.

The GPMBSA also serves as the US Department of Transportation's Mid-Atlantic Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC).

Contracting with DOT: A Guide for Small Businesses

What's New

MED Week 2001 - Is franchising an opportunity to build a business? Learn more from industry leaders on October 6, 2011. Speakers include Jack Earle, Chairman, International Franchise Association. More info.

ARRA (Recovery Act) Bonding Assistance Program for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises - US Department of Transportation's program to provide direct reimbursement of bonding premiums and fees incurred by DBEs competing for, or performing on, eligible transportation infrastructure projects receiving DOT ARRA funding. More info.

Short Term Lending Program - the US Department of Transporation's loan program for small and disadvantaged businesses - now available in the Mid-Atlantic region from United Bank of Philadelphia. Contact info.

Philadelphia Business Journal - "Business getting fed credit lines through United Bank" -- June 11, 2009

GPMBSA presents SmallBizU - the on-line academy created especially for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Inside, you'll find more than 20 core classes with 4,000 animated slides (including voice-over narration) and 350 tools and resources.


SCORE, GPMBSA aiming to help small businesses - Philadelphia Tribune, May 2009

Succession Planning For Minority-Owned Enterprises

Citizen Bank Supports GMPBSA Project...
The Alliance at Work...

Funds Available for Housing Development...


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