Black-Owned Business Resource Center

In partnership with the NAACP

No matter if you're a Black business owner just starting out or a seasoned entrepreneur who's been around the block, you're going to encounter plenty of challenges and rewards. Hello Alice and the NAACP are constantly identifying new funding opportunities to help you launch and grow, gather experts with the answers to your latest business questions, and host a community of fellow owners to collaborate with and cheer you on.

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Stevonne Ratliff, Founder of Beija-Flor Naturals
Stevonne Ratliff
Founder of Beija-Flor Naturals
Belinda Givens, Owner, BGV SLP
Belinda Givens
Owner, BGV SLP
Owner Spotlight

The Power of Black Entrepreneurship

"I'm on a mission to create generational wealth for my boys, and I know it starts with me being able to show them that you have to take chances, you have to take risks, you have to put yourself out there."

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Funding

It's a fact that Black owners have more difficulty qualifying for business loans than other groups. That's why Hello Alice created the Small Business Funding Center to curate the best grant opportunities and connect you with 90+ lending and financing partners — all with one simple application.

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"Although it's not Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J, this grant is the shot in the arm that we need to grow our business."

Recipient, The Entrepreneurial Spirit Fund by SIA Scotch

Julian Petty, Co-Owner, All Chill Ice Cream
Julian Petty
Co-Owner, All Chill Ice Cream

Guides

Whether you're searching for funding or figuring out how to reach an audience, entrepreneurship definitely has a learning curve. Our interactive how-to guides provide step-by-step information and time-saving advice from entrepreneurs.

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Apply for Minority-Owned Business Grants

Get the ideas, structure, and enthusiasm you need to secure one of the thousands of grants available to minority entrepreneurs.

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Create Compelling Video Content

Learn creative techniques and discover easy-to-use tools that will help you develop compelling video content.

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Choose a Minority Small Business Certification

Certification can help you reach your target audiences, demonstrate your values, and access growth opportunities.

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Join the NAACP Community

Learn from people that have walked your path and understand your challenges. With over 75,000 members, the NAACP Community on Hello Alice is a place for Black entrepreneurs to ask each other questions, share wisdom, and collaborate on their next big idea.

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