Broad Agency Announcement 2018, 31736 [2018-14660]

Download as PDF 31736 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 131 / Monday, July 9, 2018 / Notices Dated: July 2, 2018. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2018–14608 Filed 7–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Minority Business Development Agency Broad Agency Announcement 2018 Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Commerce. ACTION: Soliciting applications for technical assistance. AGENCY: The Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) of the Department of Commerce is soliciting volunteers to serve as panelists to review and provide feedback to the 2018 Broad Agency Announcement. Specifically, the panelists will review applications submitted for 14 various projects and initiatives. DATES: MBDA will be accepting resumes and bios on a rolling basis to the 2018BAA@mbda.gov account through July 16, 2018. MBDA will review and approve reviewers on a first-come, firstserved basis. ADDRESSES: All submissions should be directed to 2018BAA@mbda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nakita Chambers, Program Manager, MBDA Office of Business Development, telephone: (202) 482–0065. Information about the 2018 Broad Agency Announcement can be obtained electronically via the internet at www.mbda.gov/2018BAA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MBDA, a bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, leads Federal Government efforts to promote the growth and global competitiveness of minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA has established key priorities designed to overcome the unique challenges faced by minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA is now initiating new approaches to serve MBEs that compliment Presidential priorities and U.S. Department of Commerce goals. The 2018 Broad Agency Announcement is a mechanism to encourage new activities, education, outreach, innovative projects or sponsorships that are not addressed through other MBDA programs. This program is not a method for awarding sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Jul 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 congressionally directed funds or existing funded awards. MBDA is authorized pursuant to Executive Order 11625 to defray all or part of the costs of pilot or demonstration projects conducted by public or private agencies or organizations which are designed to overcome the special challenges of minority business enterprises. MBDA will provide Federal assistance to support innovative projects seeking to promote and ensure the inclusion and use of minority enterprises in one or more of the following: (1) Access to capital; (2) American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian project; (3) aquaculture; (4) disaster recovery; (5) disaster readiness; (6) Global Minority Women Economic Empowerment Initiative; (7) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Initiative; (8) an entrepreneurship education program for formerly incarcerated persons; (9) inclusive infrastructure initiative; (10) research; (11) space commerce; (12) a sustainable business model; (13) technology transfer and commercialization; and (14) a virtual business center. MBDA announced the Federal Funding Opportunity for the 2018 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) on June 11, 2018, and intends to award funds no later than September 1, 2018. MBDA will receive applications until July 11, 2018 for awards under the 2018 BAA. MBDA will conduct merit review panels from July 16, 2018 through July 31, 2018. As a reviewer, you will play a critical role in the evaluation of the 2018 BAA applications. Your recommendations will be used by MBDA in determining whether to approve the applications for the initiatives listed above. In order to be a reviewer, you must be an individual with expertise and/or experience in state, local, or federal grants management, private sector business development, minority business development, or any of the 14 categories listed above as initiatives. All potential reviewers must submit a resume or bio with the information below. Potential reviewers should submit this information to the 2018BAA@mbda.gov email account. Name. Residence (city and State). Email and telephone number. Last or Current Position (including retired). Dated: July 3, 2018. Josephine Arnold, Chief Counsel, Minority Business Development Agency. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 131 (Monday, July 9, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Minority Business Development Agency


Broad Agency Announcement 2018

AGENCY: Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Commerce.

ACTION: Soliciting applications for technical assistance.

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SUMMARY: The Minority Business Development Agency's (MBDA) of the 
Department of Commerce is soliciting volunteers to serve as panelists 
to review and provide feedback to the 2018 Broad Agency Announcement. 
Specifically, the panelists will review applications submitted for 14 
various projects and initiatives.

DATES: MBDA will be accepting resumes and bios on a rolling basis to 
the [email protected] account through July 16, 2018. MBDA will review 
and approve reviewers on a first-come, first-served basis.

ADDRESSES: All submissions should be directed to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nakita Chambers, Program Manager, MBDA 
Office of Business Development, telephone: (202) 482-0065. Information 
about the 2018 Broad Agency Announcement can be obtained electronically 
via the internet at www.mbda.gov/2018BAA.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MBDA, a bureau of the U.S. Department of 
Commerce, leads Federal Government efforts to promote the growth and 
global competitiveness of minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA 
has established key priorities designed to overcome the unique 
challenges faced by minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA is now 
initiating new approaches to serve MBEs that compliment Presidential 
priorities and U.S. Department of Commerce goals.
    The 2018 Broad Agency Announcement is a mechanism to encourage new 
activities, education, outreach, innovative projects or sponsorships 
that are not addressed through other MBDA programs. This program is not 
a method for awarding congressionally directed funds or existing funded 
awards. MBDA is authorized pursuant to Executive Order 11625 to defray 
all or part of the costs of pilot or demonstration projects conducted 
by public or private agencies or organizations which are designed to 
overcome the special challenges of minority business enterprises. MBDA 
will provide Federal assistance to support innovative projects seeking 
to promote and ensure the inclusion and use of minority enterprises in 
one or more of the following: (1) Access to capital; (2) American 
Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian project; (3) aquaculture; 
(4) disaster recovery; (5) disaster readiness; (6) Global Minority 
Women Economic Empowerment Initiative; (7) Historically Black Colleges 
and Universities (HBCU) Initiative; (8) an entrepreneurship education 
program for formerly incarcerated persons; (9) inclusive infrastructure 
initiative; (10) research; (11) space commerce; (12) a sustainable 
business model; (13) technology transfer and commercialization; and 
(14) a virtual business center.
    MBDA announced the Federal Funding Opportunity for the 2018 Broad 
Agency Announcement (BAA) on June 11, 2018, and intends to award funds 
no later than September 1, 2018. MBDA will receive applications until 
July 11, 2018 for awards under the 2018 BAA. MBDA will conduct merit 
review panels from July 16, 2018 through July 31, 2018.
    As a reviewer, you will play a critical role in the evaluation of 
the 2018 BAA applications. Your recommendations will be used by MBDA in 
determining whether to approve the applications for the initiatives 
listed above. In order to be a reviewer, you must be an individual with 
expertise and/or experience in state, local, or federal grants 
management, private sector business development, minority business 
development, or any of the 14 categories listed above as initiatives.
    All potential reviewers must submit a resume or bio with the 
information below. Potential reviewers should submit this information 
to the [email protected] email account.

Name.
Residence (city and State).
Email and telephone number.
Last or Current Position (including retired).

    Dated: July 3, 2018.
Josephine Arnold,
Chief Counsel, Minority Business Development Agency.
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