An annual matchmaking event will give businesses owned by minorities and women the opportunity to discuss contracts with public and private sector vendors.
Find generational wealth stories, professional development, RFPs, workshops, seminars, training opportunities and other content focused on financial and economic advancement.
Conexión de Negocios Latinos, a nonprofit supporting Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs, has opened its first office space in Springdale.
Two Black Arkansans are serving on the USDA’s new Equity Commission which is making recommendations to address historical discriminatory practices.
For the first time in nearly 50 years, a commission is producing a report on the status of women in Arkansas, focusing on their participation in the labor workforce.
A new council will make recommendations for developing the advanced mobility sector in Arkansas in an effort to make the state a national industry leader.
FORGE, Inc. — the oldest revolving community loan fund in Arkansas — assists minority entrepreneurs by providing resources to start or grow their business.
The Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative is working to help more Black-led organizations access funding to serve their communities.
Re-Live Pine Bluff is an effort to remove homeownership barriers for families that earn above the poverty level but below the basic cost of living.
A repurposed school has become the Eliza Miller Opportunity Hub, a center providing services and education to benefit the Helena-West Helena community.
Cureate Courses is accepting applications from Northwest Arkansas food and beverage entrepreneurs for its spring 2022 cohort.
EforAll helps underrepresented individuals start and grow a business. The nonprofit is launching its inaugural Northwest Arkansas cohorts in January 2022.
A new report finds construction has not kept pace with the population growth in Northwest Arkansas, which is contributing to a lack of affordable housing.
Carol Silva Moralez is the new CEO of Upskill NWA, an organization serving nontraditional workers who lack access to the resources they need to change careers.
EforAll is now accepting applications for its free English and Spanish Business Accelerator programs. The deadline to apply is Oct. 28 and programs start in January 2022.
The Kiva NWA Hub provides zero interest loans to underrepresented business owners. Interested entrepreneurs can learn more about the process during a free workshop July 22.
To meet the growing demand for workers, the NWA Council is launching a new organization that provides nontraditional students with resources to help advance their careers.
Jude Kearney is the new chairman of the Winrock International Board of Directors. The Arkansas native is the first African American to be elected to the position.
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund provides billions in relief funds for restaurants impacted by the pandemic. The program targets socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
EforAll is launching a free, year-long Business Accelerator program in the Northwest Arkansas community. Programs will be offered in English and Spanish.
A new report found minority business owners in Arkansas applied for lending at a disproportionately lower rate than white business owners, but were denied lending at a higher rate.
A new study from the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas finds access to capital and racial bias are the biggest barriers facing women of color entrepreneurs in the state.
Black-Owned NWA is hosting the Northwest Arkansas Black-Owned Business Expo Feb. 27 at Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale.
Next week, Startup Junkie is hosting two free virtual workshops aimed at Black and Brown entrepreneurs.
As part of its Spanish Seminar series, the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce will host an event Feb. 25 focused on starting a business in Arkansas.