Office of Minority Business Development

The Office of Minority Business Development (OMBD) is a special initiative of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. This Division was created to provide special attention to the needs of minority entrepreneurs by identifying procurement opportunities, locating sources of capital, and supporting outreach efforts of minority business people around the state.

Counseling Services

The Georgia SBDC provides free consulting services including assistance with business plan development, market analysis and marketing strategies, financial analysis, compliance and legal issues, and preparation of loan submissions for individuals who want to start their own businesses or expand an existing one. Click to select the SBDC center closest to you for counseling services.

Training Programs

The Georgia SBDC offers a variety of free and low cost training programs; available throughout the state. Click here to view our training calendar.

For more information about MBD email or call (706) 542-6791

Carroll’s

David is great. I’ve already recommended him to several entrepreneurs, and he’s helped put together several of their plans. Everyone in that office is real helpful.

- Hugh Hardy Jr

News Releases

  • March 28th, 2014

    Women Owned Firms in Georgia

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  • March 5th, 2014

    Recent achievements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act report from SBA

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  • January 14th, 2014

    Small Business optimism crawls forward

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  • January 6th, 2014

    What Did 2013’s Disasters Teach Us About Being Prepared?

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  • December 5th, 2013

    Research Study: Why a Firm Hires Its First Employee

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  • November 19th, 2013

    Analysis of Internet Sales Tax

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  • November 5th, 2013

    SBA’s Affordable Care Act 101 Webinars

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  • September 30th, 2013

    Questions about the Affordable Care Act?

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