The R.I.D.E. Center is funded by a grant from the Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce
Returning Citizens Inspired to Development Entrepreneurial Ventures (R.I.D.E.) Center
The mission of the Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center (EDAC) is to connect budding and existing entrepreneurs to resources for venture management and growth. EDAC is a part of the Division of Academic Outreach and Engagement at Morgan State University. More information is located at www.edacmorgan.com. EDAC houses the Baltimore Metropolitan Women’s Business Center which is funded through a grant from the United States Small Business Administration. More information is located at www.baltmetrowbc.org.
Morgan State University through the EDAC received a grant from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Entrepreneurship Education Program for Formerly Incarcerated Persons. MBDA is committed to leveraging its capabilities to help increase opportunities that formerly incarcerated minority persons face in trying to reenter the workforce. The Entrepreneurship Education Program for Formerly Incarcerated Persons will focus on funding innovative projects to support and equip formerly incarcerated individuals with the skills, resources, and network to start their own businesses.
- 4 Week Entrepreneurship Training Class (all participants receive access to an online tool to help with business planning)
- Monthly Podcast
- Annual Symposium
For more information, please reach out to Vernon Wallace, Jr, Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.