Applications for our Fall 2023 Cohort are due by August 1, 2023.

Businesses will be considered during the application process if they are owned 51% by woman of color and fall into one of the following categories:

  • Food (Food Services, Restaurants, Consumer Packaged Goods)
  • Health and Beauty Consumer Products
  • Other (may be selected based on interview)

participant benefits

Participating business owners will have access to the support services, resources, networks and funding that will give them the tools to realize their business goals, scale their businesses, and, ultimately, to create the true economic development impact that’s vital to the health and sustainability of the communities they serve. Our program includes:

  • Classroom instructions for 10 weeks
  • Business advisor mentorship
  • Access to capital

Meet past participants