DID YOU KNOW?
Less than .5% of Black owned businesses gross over $1M annually, 96% don’t employ a single person, and 58% of Black owned businesses are at risk or distressed from the COVID 19 pandemic.
We want to do our part.
WE’RE LOOKING FOR 25 UP-AND-COMING SMALL BUSINESSES
In partnership with SheaMoisture Men, The Gathering Spot is searching across the Southern region for the top 25 up-and-coming small business owners to form a Small Business Fellowship based in Atlanta. With an immersive, 6-month Fellowship including tailored programming and intentional connections, selected Business Owners will gain the knowledge and meet the people to catapult their company to the next level.
MEMBERSHIP WITH THE GATHERING SPOT
MENTORSHIP SESSIONS & SPEAKER SERIES
$1,000 FINANCIAL GRANT
Interested applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:
Business Owner must be a male-identifying African-American, Black, Caribbean identifying over the age of 21
Company must be affiliated with a Federal Tax ID or EIN
Must be located in the Atlanta area
Must have been in business for 12+ months
Must have annual revenue of at least $50,000