Amani Nicol Wellness elevates women managing or aiming to prevent a chronic illness with an innovative path to helping them become beautifully well.
Recoverable grant purpose: To directly invest in CDC-approved diabetes prevention focused on women of color in the Baltimore region.
The social enterprise of Greenmount West Community Center in Baltimore, GWPP provides high quality, hand-pulled, one-of-a-kind fabrics and posters.
Recoverable grant purpose: To invest in emerging social enterprise that fosters entrepreneurship and skills training for young adults.
Greater Baybrook Alliance is a non-profit community development corporation, responsible for a wide range of community building, neighborhood revitalization, and issue advocacy leadership for the South Baltimore peninsula.
Recoverable grant purpose: To support equitable small business investing in South Baltimore communities
ID Ventures scales promising early-stage ventures into thriving companies that help support the state’s economy, provide jobs to local talent, and bolster Michigan’s growing startup community.
Recoverable grant purpose: To provide co-investment for micro-venture financing to BIPOC-entrepreneurs in Metro Detroit and statewide.
Ignite Capital is designed to empower Baltimore social enterprises in economically distressed communities by providing the financial resources required to spur economic activity and rebuild their neighborhood economies through entrepreneurship.
Recoverable grant purpose: To invest in social enterprises in Baltimore
Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) equips Latinos and other underserved communities with the skills and financial tools to create a better future for their families and communities.
Recoverable grant purpose: To support LEDC's efforts to assist entrepreneurs in Baltimore through relief financing
Fully aware that Detroiters of African descent have never lacked creativity, viable economic strategies, entrepreneurial zeal, or innovative business models, the Black Leaders Detroit Fund aims to diminish the disparities by providing the one thing that has been lacking: financial support.
Advisory support purpose: To provide consulting support for BLD's fund development
Detroit Development Fund (DDF) provides loans and technical assistance to small business owners, developers, building owners, contractors, and subcontractors who cannot get all of the capital they need from traditional financing sources.
Advisory support purpose: To provide consulting support for BizLoan Fund, which provides microlending to Detroit entrepreneurs