ULGNO Supports Women and Minority Entrepreneurs

"Countless women and minority entrepreneurs throughout the Greater New Orleans area can point to a single source for the support and assistance they needed to successfully start and make it in business: The Urban League of Greater New Orleans’ Women’s Business Resource & Entrepreneurship Center.”  That was the opening statement for the “Trumpet Award” presentation to Lynnette White-Colin, the director of the Women’s Business Resource & Entrepreneurship Center last fall by the Neighborhoods Partnership Network of Greater New

Women in Business Challenge Pitch Highlights Five Female Entrepreneurs, Awards $10K to DyverseCity

The Urban League of Greater New Orleans Women in Business Challenge is focused on educating and empowering women entrepreneurs in the city. The Challenge Pitch that took place (March 21) is the culmination of the Urban IDEA Center four-month business program that selected ten women to participate in the inaugural 2013 cohort.

Urban League, AmeriCorps Partnership Targets Urban Youth

NEW YORK (November 5, 2015) — Thousands of low-income urban youth will see their long-term economic prospects improved by learning about the economic impact of unhealthy behaviors and the lack of health insurance, thanks to a new partnership between the National Urban League and AmeriCorps, National Urban League President Marc H. Morial announced. Read more »


Santana Textiles Group $64.8M Manufacturing Facility Project

Stonehenge Community Development (SCD) recently provided $6.3 million of Federal New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) allocation to support a $31 million new markets investment for the completion of construction on a new 212,725 square foot denim manufacturing facility in Edinburg, Texas for Santana Textiles Group (Santana). Read more »


Houston Area Urban League - Entrepreneurship Center (H-EC)

In 2011, the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) launched the Houston Entrepreneurship Center (H-EC) to help established minority entrepreneurs obtain the necessary management skills that will enable them to take advantage of new business opportunities and qualify for financing that will lead to higher levels of business growth. Read more »

Urban League Shows Aspiring Business Owners Who's the Boss

Doing business in Ohio is now more affordable than ever, thanks to passage of Ohio House Bill 3, signed into law by Secretary of State Jon Husted, effective Sept.24. Fees for business registrations are down by 21 percent and now cost $99. Read more »


Eclipse Theaters $19.8 Million Entertainment Complex Project

Eclipse Theaters Development Group LLC $19.8 Million Entertainment Complex Project

In July, Stonehenge Community Development, LLC provided $8 million of Nevada State New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation and $4 million of Federal NMTC allocation to the $21.1 million financing of the Eclipse Theaters Development Group LLC's new 72,000 sq. ft. state‐of‐the‐art integrated entertainment center project in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read more »


Entrepreneurship Center Making a Difference through Partnerships

The Entrepreneurship Center of Urban League of Greater Atlanta Making a Difference through Partnerships Read more »