Cincinnati Minority Business Collaborative

Luther Ross Love, Jr.

The L. Ross Love GrowthBridge Fund is named in honor of the late Luther Ross Love, Jr., who actively sought and attained the American Dream while helping other minority business professionals achieve their dreams as well.

Cincinnati Minority Business Collaborative

This Cincinnati Minority Business Collaborative (CMBC) is comprised of five separate nonprofit organizations serving the regional entrepreneurial community. The CMBC's mission is to maximize its members' collective capabilities to positively impact the growth, development and success of regional minority firms, and to produce better outcomes in business, employment, wealth creation and growth.

Minority Business Accelerator

CUSAMBCThe mission of the Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) is to help accelerate the development of sizable African-American and Hispanic owned minority businesses and to strengthen and expand the regional minority entrepreneurial community. Website

Urban League Economic Empowerment Center

Urban League Economic Empowerment CenterThe Cincinnati Economic Empowerment Center (EEC) of the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati works with private, public and nonprofit resources to build strong, sustainable and successful minority businesses. A flagship program of the Center is the African American Business Development Program (AABDP), whose goal is to create an environment where experienced owners are challenged to explore new leadership concepts and opportunities that will create sustainable companies that benefit the community through economic growth and job creation. Website

African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

African American Chamber 2012The African American Chamber's mission is to establish, cultivate, and strengthen consumer and business relationships; provide access to major corporate markets for our members to help increase business opportunities; and assist in developing strategic partnerships and alliances for the purpose of strengthening and growing the business community. Website

Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative

GCMIThe Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative, Inc.(GCMI), was established in 1998 and is a non-profit 501(C) 3 organization located in Cincinnati, Ohio. GCMI is a partnership of human service agencies, local banks and businesses working together to provide economic empowerment opportunities to individuals and communities through job creation and self-employment through entrepreneurship. Website

Hamilton County Development Company

HCDC 2013Hamilton County Development Company (HCDC) is a full-service business development agency having a public purpose to retain and create jobs, and improve the local economy. HCDC's three program areas provide business financing, community economic development, and assistance for entrepreneurs to include the Hamilton County Business Center (HCBC) a startup incubator that helps entrepreneurs launch successful innovative businesses. Website

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