Congratulations to our 14 newest ENGAGE grant recipients making an impact to elevate Black entrepreneurship!

“Under the leadership of the NC Black Entrepreneurship Council and with this newest cohort of partners, we have now deployed over half a million dollars into the ecosystem to help address the challenges of Black entrepreneurship in North Carolina,” said Thom Ruhe, CEO and President of NC IDEA. “By partnering with these organizations, we aim to close the Black entrepreneurship gap due to systems that result in a lack of access, exposure, networks, funding and resources,” Ruhe added.

The fourteen new ENGAGE grant recipients are:

Read the full press release here.