Rhode Island Builders Association is pleased to announce it has been selected as a partner to RI Commerce Corporation’s Minority Based Accelerator (MBA) Program.

The MBA program is designed to increase business opportunities for qualified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) with the goal of supporting and growing the capacity of registered contractors to compete for larger projects and create jobs that will help grow and strengthen our state. Businesses accepted into the program will receive:

  • Detailed assistance from construction industry experts
  • Support in becoming M/WBE certified
  • Tailored business management and growth planning support
  • Access to a network of construction businesses and exclusive networking events
  • Trainings and resources to improve their ability to successfully work with municipal, state,
  • federal and quasi-public agencies.
  • Wrap around concierge services to support business needs

To be eligible for the MBA program, businesses must be in the construction industry, and have been in business for at least one year. Contractors, subcontractors, suppliers of all construction services, and allied construction vendors of all trades are encouraged to apply.

If you meet the criteria above and would like to be considered, please complete the questionnaire below. If you need assistance or have questions, please contact Teresa Terrien at RI Builders Association at 401-438-7400.

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