Focus Area: Washington, D.C.-Based
Our Entrepreneurship Centers enable minority entrepreneurs who are running their businesses as sole proprietors, to thrive by growing revenue above $750k annually and creating jobs.
The Enterprising Women of Color District, Maryland, Virginia Business Center fosters and supports a small-business ecosystem for women of color in the National Capital region.
EDG promotes opportunities for self-sufficiency and development to low- to moderate-income people through sustainable economic and community development initiatives.
We are Empowered Women International (EWI), a program of the Latino Economic Development Center. Our mission is to provide entrepreneurship training, mentoring, market access and support services to help talented and high-potential women monetize their creative or cultural assets, artistic abilities, knowledge and skills, and become change-makers in their families, communities and the world for immigrant, refugee, low-income, and at-risk women.
CDC Small Business Finance is a private, non-profit small business lender that thinks outside the box and deploys creative underwriting to help under-served businesses gain access to capital.