Unlike loans, grants are free money. You don’t need to pay them back, much less with interest. But asking for and receiving a grant is no easy feat. The application process can be long and tedious with a stretched waiting period. You’ll also have to meet specific requirements depending on the type of grant you apply for.
From federal and state grants to grants funded by private organizations, non-profits, or charitable foundations, your grantor will determine the qualifications and stipulations you need to follow.
We’re a women-owned business that seeks to help you fulfill your grant qualifications through our employee development program. Our team embodies diversity and believes in curiosity, open-mindedness, and lifelong learning. We use this methodology to empower your employees during the boardroom leadership programs.
Our staff is more than a team of consultants. We’re former teachers and current business leaders who understand the ins and outs of grant applications. We'll let you know what you can do to satisfy your MWBE requirement for your grant.
We conduct rigorous in-house testing for our programs before bringing them to you. You can trust our employee development curricula knowing we’ve already fine-tuned it with our staff. We also understand that each business has different training needs. This is why we dial into your unique needs and tailor our programs.
As a leadership program, we know that your challenges are our challenges. This is why our commitment is to provide capacity-building support to our grant applicants. This is to help them attain future sustainability for their business.
Do you want to apply for grants to grow your business? Looking for programs to help you satisfy your MWBE requirement for your grant? The Leadership Program can help. We’re an educational resource that provides effective leadership training to our grant applicants in New York State so that they can access them.
New York State Executive Law Article 15-A and state regulations call for all state agencies to endorse opportunities for certified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE). This Minorities and Women in Business Enterprise program was established to promote equality in state contracting. Managed by the Empire State Development’s Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development, its participation goal is 30%.
If you apply for grant contracts of $25,000 or more, you’ll be subject to New York State's MWBE requirements. You can achieve compliance through: