RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
Allapattah Collaborative CDC
Our goal is to protect and strengthen the identity, charm and cultural appeal of our Allapattah neighborhood, as well as other ethnic communities in Miami, by ensuring long term residents are able to thrive in an environment plagued with disparities, misinformation and disinvestment.
Are you eager, passionate, and courageous? Do you truly believe in your business and the good it provides? If so, then let’s talk. Some lenders overlook the tenacity of small business owners. At Ascendus, we see your potential as good business.
Florida State Minority Supplier Development Coalition
The FSMSDC fosters the development of minority-owned businesses throughout South Florida. Central to FSMSDC’s mission is the principle that networks and relationships among and between minority businesses and corporate and government buyers build businesses.The Council’s main function is to register and certify minority-owned businesses.
Maven Leadership Collective
Maven Leadership Collective is an ideas lab that harnesses the power of diversity and belonging to build resilient communities. Maven specializes in inspiring talented change agents who are at a critical juncture in their careers or in the lifecycle of the organizations seeking to create solutions that drive performance and promote sustainability
Miami Bayside Foundation
Since September of 2015, MBF has presented Small Business Training for minority-owned businesses in the City of Miami.
Office of New Americans
The Office of New Americans of Miami-Dade (ONA) is a public-private partnership that works to ensure aspiring Americans in our county achieve economic stability, immigrant integration, and civic engagement in order to be full citizen.
Geography: Miami Dade County
Opa-locka Community Development Corporation
The Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) transforms under-resourced communities into vibrant, desirable, engaged neighborhoods by improving access to health, education, employment, art, safety, economic development and affordable housing
Our business grants allow start-ups and existing businesses to receive professional business development services at no cost to them.
Geography: Miami-Dade County
The CLEO Institute
The CLEO Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization exclusively dedicated to climate crisis education and advocacy. Founded in 2010, CLEO works with communities across Florida to build climate literacy and mobilize climate action for a just, resilient future.
The Idea Center at Miami Dade College
A support network for all community members to make creative, innovative and entrepreneurial ideas come true.
YWCA of South Florida
YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We are one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the nation, serving over 2 million women, girls, and their families.