January 21, 2022


The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act presents a historic opportunity for the over 8 million minority-owned business in the U.S. to play a key role in rebuilding America’s infrastructure.

Top Resources

Passage of this bill assigns an Under Secretary to oversee the Minority Business Development Agency, mandates services to rural areas, and more.

Read more in Infrastructure Inclusion: A Tie That Can Bind America Together

Key Takeaways

  • The Act codifies the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) – creating an Under Secretary position and increasing its funding and reach.
  • Expands the geographic reach and scope of MBDA and creates regional MBDA offices and rural business centers.
  • MBDA will play a lead role in ensuring the participation of minority-owned businesses in infrastructure projects.

Rebuilding America: The Next Phase of Infrastructure

Learn more about the long-term, sustainable investments that will unlock our economy’s growth potential and productive capacity in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.