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 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 »


Urban League Helps Mobile Hot Dog Business to Grow

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta TEC Helps Mobile Hot Dog Business to Grow

Muslimah Baldwin was ready to expand her mobile food cart business, but needed access to capital. At a networking seminar last year, Baldwin learned about the Urban League of Greater Atlanta’s economic empowerment initiative – The Entrepreneurship Center. With help from TEC, Baldwin moved her Dogs on Wheels business into high gear. Read more »


Winston-Salem Urban League Receives $1,7M to Employ Older Adults

Winston-Salem Urban League Receives $1,778,090 Grant to Employ Older Adults

The Winston-Salem Urban League (Winston-Salem, NC) has been awarded a grant of $1,778,090 from Senior Service America Inc. Read more »


Save Our Cities Campaign: Goal $300,000

The succession of one racially-driven violent event after the next — Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, and South Carolina — is sending shockwaves across our country and causing widespread civil unrest.

Today, these tragedies continue to pose a very difficult question for all Americans: How do we prevent the next eruption? Read more »


2015 Small Business Matters Entrepreneurship Summit - Highlights

Saturday August 1st in sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida marked the 5th anniversary of the Small Business Matters Entrepreneurship Summit. There were over 400 pre-registered attendees and we had to close the registration a few days early before the conference began. Read more »


Job Center at Site of Ferguson Unrest

Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Breaks Ground on Job Center at Site of Ferguson Unrest

From the ashes of a Ferguson, Mo., convenience store burned in the unrest following Michael Brown’s death will rise the Urban League Community Empowerment Center. Read more »


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