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Other Services


We recognize that it takes a host of skills and expertise to make your bsuiness successful. We don't pretend to know everything, you simply commit to connecting you with the right consultants and professionals to train or provide you with the specific services you need to be excellent.  Having served small minority-owned businesses for more than a decade, we understand that these supplemental services are often necessary to drive your business to new levels.

Our supplemental services include:

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND MOBILIZATION

Our business professionals travel the United States to serve as coordinators, advisors and liaisons for stakeholders who desire to convene around special interests that impact the health of their communities. We intentionally connect and collaborate with key stakeholders in the community to:

  • Improve your outcomes and community impact
  • Jump start your outreach campaign
  • Gain access to a repository of information and resources for the community
  • Partner to leverage resources and increase capacity for sustainability
  • Pursue funding with established collaborative teams for special projects

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Our training workshops are facilitated by subject matter experts in multiple areas that are relevant to the needs of our partners and clients in order to provide effective and sustainable programs and services.  Some topics include

  • General Business
  • Starting a Non-Profit Organization
  • Understanding Non-Profit Life Cycles
  • What is Asset Based Community Development
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Financial Readiness
  • Accounting & Payroll
  • Marketing and Web Design

PROPOSAL PREPARATION

As a service provider, your passion drives you to continue to serve with limited financial support. You know there is money out there to support your work, but writing a proposal is just not your strength. We can help you. Our writers have decades of experience with corporate, foundation and government proposal preparation.

Let us help you achieve excellence in articulating your passion and success on paper by:

  • Researching funding opportunities
  • Preparing donor solicitation materials
  • Developing comprehensive proposals for all levels of funding

ORGANZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Organizational Assessments- Identification and diagnosis of opportunities for making your business excel
  • Asset Mapping- Identification of existing assets and resources that can be leveraged to expedite your growth
  • Strategic Planning-  Development of Action Plans and Timelines to keep your team accountable for success
  • Implementation Support- Technical support through the "Internal Transformation Process" as your expand your vision and business