Accelerating Black Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ABLE) Program
African Diaspora Network
Small businesses, For-profit organizations other than small businesses
The African Diaspora Network (ADN) has announced its Accelerating Black Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ABLE) program to strengthen, energize, and support startups and small businesses led by Black entrepreneurs in the United States.
Donor Name: African Diaspora Network
State: All States
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Accelerator
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/28/2022
ABLE identifies Black business leaders with impact-oriented solutions at the local and national levels across multiple sectors.
The ABLE Program Advisory Committee will select the top 10 nominees to receive a fully paid entrepreneurship and leadership training program complemented by mentorship and network-building forums. In addition, the top 10 will participate in a pitch session and graduation with leading Silicon Valley investors, venture philanthropists, and impact investors among others. Participants will receive a modest stipend as a financial award upon completion of the program.
Priorities will be for those in
Health & Wellness/Healthcare,
Education & Fintech/Financial Services.
Provide a platform for the development of Black entrepreneurs and Black-owned businesses in the U.S.
Provide mentoring and networking to learn from industry leaders and open the doors to potential partnerships and funding opportunities.
Provide a voice and forum for the recognition of Black entrepreneurs and Black-owned businesses in the U.S.
Promote business networking ties between U.S. Black entrepreneurs and African entrepreneurs.
Leadership and Entrepreneurship Training
Networking and Community Building
Potential Access to Venture Capitalists and Impact Investors
ABLE Monetary Award
Black entrepreneurs leading startups and small businesses.
The target audience are those who are early-stage and revenue-generating (seed to Series A) for-profit enterprises.
For more information, visit African Diaspora Network .