Small Businesses & Entrepreneurship
Empowering Communities. Changing Lives.
Small Business Resources
We started the support for small businesses with resource links, coaching, and networking opportunities designed to help clients walk in wholeness, thrive with economic stability, and be aware of social responsibility.
People of color are changing the way America does business. The buying power of African-American and Latino consumers tops $1 trillion annually, and research indicates that these groups are also the fastest growing number of new small business owners.
Business startups are key to job and wealth creation, and through the work of the Urban League’s Entrepreneurship Center Program, people across the country are being empowered to establish new ventures every day.
Our coaches, who are trusted community members, enable minority entrepreneurs who are running their businesses as sole proprietors, to thrive by growing revenue and creating jobs. With our organization, you will get tools and coaching that is connected to a national support system under the umbrella of the National Urban League network.
The Number One Challenge Facing 80% of Small Business Owners is Lack of Capital and Cashflow
An analysis of a 2018 Guidant Financial small business survey, underscored that obtaining credit is more difficult for African Americans than for any other group.
Interested parties should submit a short description (no more than 300 words) of the proposed presentation. Please include a synopsis of the developments you regard as crucial, as well as your vision for how best to take an audience on a thrilling tour.
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