Building Black Biz in partnership with Toyota

Start A Business

Building Black Biz has created an online educational guide that features the fundamentals of entrepreneurship to help start or grow your business. Our resources include curated topics that range from business development skills to finding the right funding or mentorship program for your small business. All educational opportunities have been provided by Operation Hope.

  • Operation Hope Business Basics Program.

  • Operation Hope Credit and Money Management Program.

  • Local and national small business grant programs.

  • Schedule a free, virtual coaching session with a live, personal Operation Hope Financial Coach.

  • Learn how to safely reopen or operate your business with the current NYC COVID-19 guidelines.

  • A program which aims to increase the number of Black-owned business in New York City with a focus on growing businesses in high-growth industries..

  • The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) offers free business courses to guide NYC.

  • Operation Hope Business Basics Program.

  • FastTrac® is a series of multiple-session entrepreneurship bootcamps offered by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS).

  • Legal matters are important to small businesses, and The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) can connect you with a lawyer that will help you save costs and time.

  • Easy access to services from multiple agencies to help businesses start, grow and operate.

  • Programs that provide direct access to select partner corporations through workshops, one-on-one mentorships, and contracting opportunities.

  • The Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) creates environments and opportunities to create successful entrepreneurs and their community. With an emphasis on Black owned business, HBA provides education, support, and advocacy work..

  • Start Small Think Big works to advance equity and inclusion in entrepreneurship by connecting small businesses with the resources and community they need to thrive by providing free legal, finance, and marketing resources and small business support to BIPOC entrepreneurs, women, LGBTQIA+ and more marginalized groups..

  • Greater Jamaica Development Corporation is a community-building organization that plans, promotes, coordinates and advances responsible development to revitalize Jamaica and strengthen the region..

  • Lendistry is a minority-led small business lender that helps small businesses grow by offering loans as well as administering government and private grant programs..