Miami-Dade Financial Advocacy Belief Launches Grant Program for Begin-up Companies

MIAMI-DADE – Black-owned companies deal with historic and distinctive challenges that create limitations to survival. In accordance with a CNBC evaluation, eight out of 10 Black-owned companies fail inside the first 18 months. This actuality impressed Miami-Dade Financial Advocacy Belief (MDEAT) to launch its MDEAT Enterprise Useful resource and Instructional Grant Program to present start-up entrepreneurs a $2,500 capital infusion and entry to technical help and sources.

Grants for Start up businesses in Miami
Miami-Dade Financial Advocacy Belief Grant Recipients

The company is disseminating grants to 24 profitable house owners of registered for-profit or not-for-profit enterprises working in Miami-Dade County.

Software Course of

This system defines a start-up enterprise as a authorized entity working for not less than six months and not more than two years. This system accepts functions till Monday, August 14 at 5 p.m. Functions could be submitted electronically and in individual at MDEAT’s essential places of work at  601 NW 1st Courtroom, Suite 2132, close to downtown Miami. Program {qualifications} and functions can be found at

William “Bill” Diggs MDEAT Power Summitt
William “Invoice” Diggs

“Historic and distinctive challenges demand historic and distinctive options. MDEAT’s Enterprise Useful resource and Instructional Grant Program created this program to present entrepreneurs money at a crucial time of their improvement and the wanted technical help to assist them construct sustainable enterprises,” stated Invoice Diggs, MDEAT Govt Director.

Begin-up grant brings company’s funding in Black enterprise to almost $500,000 

MDEAT’s newest developments replicate the group’s aggressive implementation of its strategic plan to assist lower social-economic disparities within the County’s focused city areas. Final yr, the company distributed $5,000 in grants to 16 winners of its Small Minority Black Enterprise Capitalization Grant Program.

Just lately, the company wrote 35 checks for $10,000 to this yr’s winner of the Small Minority Black Enterprise Capitalization Grant Program.

MDEAT’s Enterprise Useful resource and Instructional Grant Program brings the company’s grant funding in Miami-Dade County’s Black enterprise group to $490,000. Winners get a free one-year membership to the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce, South Dade Connections, or the Black Professionals Community.

Robert Parson MDEAT
Robert Parson

“There are usually not many applications that spend money on start-up companies. MDEAT and its Financial Growth Motion Committee created this grant alternative to reply to the disparate challenges Black-owned companies face as they attempt to entry capital and different sources,” stated Robert Parson, MDEAT Financial Growth Supervisor. “This program provides rising entrepreneurs a group of sources and help they will leverage to scale their companies.”