Category Archives: Entrepreneurship and Mentorship

Feed the Soul Foundation Awards $250K to Black-Owned Culinary Businesses

Black Restaurant Week’s non-profit organization supports businesses across the nation through Restaurant Business Development Grant Program Restaurants and bars across the country have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as indoor dining came to halt more than a year ago, making takeout and delivery … Continue reading

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Templeton Distillery Launches Entrepreneur’s Grant Program And 10 Year Reserve Rye Whiskey

Three Small Businesses to be Awarded $10,000 by Iowan Celebrities and Business Leaders Templeton Distillery is proud to announce the launch of the Templeton Distillery Entrepreneur’s Grant program, which will award three small businesses $10,000 each. The grants are designed to help … Continue reading

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Kroger Celebrates Small Business Week and Offers Retail Partnership Guidebook to Advance Supplier Inclusion

Retailer achieved $4.1 billion in diverse supplier spend in 2020 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced notable progress and new initiatives – including the launch of its Small Business Resource Guide – as part of its Framework for Action: Diversity, … Continue reading

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Bay Area Chef Launches Black Culinary Collective

The West Oakland collective offers community empowerment, engagement, and mentorship for emerging Black culinary entrepreneurs In partnership with the Oakland Black Business Fund (OBBF) and Oakstop Alliance, Bay Area business owner Reign Free has launched the Black Culinary Collective to provide a creative, collaborative, and … Continue reading

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Hennessy Announces $1MM Acceleration Fund to Champion Next Generation of Black Entrepreneurs

  New “Never Stop Never Settle Society” Debuts During the 52nd NAACP Image Awards on BET with UNINTERRUPTED “Dear Destiny” Creative Featuring Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist Nas Hennessy, the world’s best-selling cognac, today unveils the “Never Stop Never Settle … Continue reading

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