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SERVICES

Based on the SBA Office of Advocacy, the United States has more than 30.2 million small businesses that comprise of 99.9% of all US businesses. Over the 10 years, minority businesses have accounted for more than 50 percent of the two million new businesses started, creating 4.7 million jobs and annual sales totaling close to $700 billion.

According to a paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in 2020, the global corona virus pandemic dealt a major blow to a large number of African American businesses owners, which fell from 1.1 million in February 2020 down to 640,000 in April 2021, creating a 41% decline in Black owned businesses. Add an additional layer by having limited financial resources and being overlooked or blocked to competitively compete in all industries sectors nationally and globally, and you have a formula that embeds the practices of redlining, thus, setting an entire race back by 20 years or greater.

Four Pillars

By identifying the four pillars that affect millions of African Americans every year, we will work with industry leaders, professionals, residents, communities and corporate partners, to help address the issues of systemic roadblocks and the lack of property ownership, business opportunities, financing and job growth, within the real estate sector.

Education

Pillar #1

  • Grant & Scholarship Programs 

  • Business Planning

  • Research & Development

  • Online Courses

  • Skills Training 

Exposure

Pillar #3

  • Business Mentors

  • Internships

  • Networking & Events

  • Webinars 

  • Media & Marketing 

Opportunity

Pillar #2​

  • Access to Capital

  • Community Development

  • Manufacturing

  • Technology

  • Farming & Agriculture

Inclusion

Pillar #4

  • Attainable Housing

  • Commercial &  Hospitality 

  • Corporate Boards

  • Trade Organizations

Become a Corporate Partner

To become a Corporate Partner please complete our online form.   

“”Where there is no vision, there is no hope.”

 

- George Washington Carver

 
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