Business

Local First Arizona's We Rise Cohort - October 2021

Local First Arizona's We Rise Cohort - October 2021

Local First Arizona’s We Rise business accelerator is a new, no-fee program offering comprehensive six-month cohorts for Arizona’s Black entrepreneurs. Meeting bi-weekly, startups will receive classroom instruction and mentorship from Black entrepreneurs with firsthand experience and expertise in starting or growing a small business in Arizona.

Labor Bill Threatens Minority, Women, Small, Veteran, and Disadvantaged-Owned Contractors

Labor Bill Threatens Minority, Women, Small, Veteran, and Disadvantaged-Owned Contractors

Legislation being pushed by politicians in Washington, D.C., could have a severe impact on Arizona workers and businesses, particularly diverse-owned contractors in the construction industry. If passed by Congress, the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act)—also referred to as H.R. 842/S. 420—would give Big Labor the power to force workers into unions while undermining the ability of local

Courier Fresh Fund - $5,000 - $25,000 Grants For Black Owned Businesses

Courier Fresh Fund - $5,000 - $25,000 Grants For Black Owned Businesses

Courier Fresh Fund is a US $150,000 fund of cash grants for black business owners in the UK and US who have great ideas to start or grow a business. Winners will receive a cash grant between US $5,000 and US $25,000 to use towards a key activity in starting or growing their business. In addition to the grant, winners will participate in the Fresh Fund program, which includes one-on-one mentorship

*NEW DATE*   Firehouse FastPITCH

*NEW DATE* Firehouse FastPITCH

Phoenix is revitalizing Hance Park and putting the only restaurant site with direct access to the park on the market for lease, redevelopment and operation as a full-service restaurant and downtown’s newest culinary destination. This summer, Phoenix will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) that will require small business outreach. ​Firehouse FastPITCH is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to grow your

United Business Diversity Summit Sep 15

United Business Diversity Summit Sep 15

The 2021 United Diversity Business Summit - Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Through Diversity - intends to unite and ignite local small and medium businesses, entrepreneurs, and corporations by providing innovative opportunities for growth through diversification and inclusion initiatives.

BIPOC Small Business Grant

BIPOC Small Business Grant

The BIPOC Small Business Grant by Annuity Payment Freedom is available to BIPOC-owned businesses affected by the pandemic. The grant is awarded on a rolling basis, with winners announced on the last day of each month.