Our First Year
After extensive outreach to Black businesses owners in Kansas City to assess the current needs of the community, the following goals have been set for FY21-20 (May-April):
Provide $180,000 in grant funding to a total of eight Black owned businesses.
Offer to cover the cost of the Entrepreneurial Business Basics service for the grant recipients for a 12 month period, to provide bookkeeping and marketing assistance.
Create 50 to 100 new jobs through direct funding and being a catalyst for business growth
Lessen the economic impact of Covid-19 on the Black business community in Kansas City