Strengthen Small Business
Devoted to the growth of black owned businesses and ultimately sustainable communities in the US and around the world, BEA also has strategic relationships with Entrepreneur Zones (“EZones”). These microcosms are being established to revitalize and spur entrepreneurial growth in otherwise overlooked urban and rural areas. Entrepreneur Zones strengthen existing small business owners, provide support to newly formed businesses in economically distressed communities, as well as, train and mentor entrepreneurs. This is accomplished through key sponsorships, partnerships, grant funding, business friendly regulations, policy mechanisms and tax credits.