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Philadelphia Business Lending Network Incentive Grant

The Philadelphia Business Network Incentive Grant is a pilot program that provides a grant of up to $35,000, up to 50% of each approved loan amount from a Network lender to businesses that meet the eligibility requirements.


  • Owner is a Philadelphia resident and busineis majority owned (51% or more) by persons who are Black, Hispanic, Native American, Asian American, or Pacific Islander.
  • Be located in Philadelphia with all required City of Philadelphia licenses and permits.
  • Have an annual revenue of less than $250,000 and be a Micro Enterprise (5 or less employees, including owner)
  • Be in compliance (or in the process) with City of Philadelphia taxes

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PA/NJ Job Creators Quest Grant

The Founders First Job Creators Quest Grant is one of many ways small businesses can apply for the capital needed to grow. Grant money can be used as growth capital to hire or rehire premium wage jobs. Cash infusion can be used to purchase, fix or enhance equipment necessary to help manage growth challenges and scale for the future. Located in PA/NJ


  • Founder identifies as one of the following: Latinx, Black, Asian, Women, LGBTQIA+, Military Veteran, or located in a Low to Moderate Income area
  • Must be a for-profit company with annual revenues between $100K and $3 million
  • Current staff of 2-20 employees with 1+ new premium wage job(s) in the next 12 months

Apply Here


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Propublica Deputy Audience EditorRolling applications

If you’re skilled at connecting with readers, you can become a valuable member of Propublica’s team. ProPublica is seeking an innovative deputy audience editor to increase the reach, diversity and loyalty of audiences for their journalism. Apply here to be considered.

Media Impact Funders Communications and Program Associate. Rolling applications

If featuring people and organizations in engaging ways is your thing, why not take your talents to MIF as a Communications and Program Associate? This role focuses on highlighting members and supporters at the intersection of media and philanthropy. Learn more and apply here.

PHDC Career Opportunities

HIAS Pennsylvania Job Openings

 Where are you meant to be? OneTen matches Black job seekers with careers where you can thrive, no college degree required.

OneTen/BIT Scholarship Program

The OneTen/BIT Scholarship Program aims to help eager learners looking to advance their skills in business analytics, digital marketing, or front end web development and prepare them for a high-paying tech job—or to start a business of their own.

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We invite you to join African Professionals Network (APNET)

a group of individuals dedicated to enhancing our community. As a member of African Professionals Network (APNET), you belong to a community of professionals who share mutual goals, interests, and commitments. Becoming involved with APNET will allow you to make valuable connections with peers, discover new opportunities, and give back to the community. APNET Membership is open to the general public. APNET does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, religion or political affiliation.  To become a member, you either pay membership dues or provide volunteer service.  Listed below are some of the benefits of your APNET membership. 


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Use your Legal Know-how to Resolve Disputes.

Your experience as a legal professional* means you understand the importance of hearing both sides of an issue. Expand your expertise by becoming a FINRA arbitrator, and help resolve financial disputes as they arise. FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, protects investors and helps to ensure that securities markets are fair.

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Job opportunities with the School District of Philadelphia for Bilingual Counseling Assistants. These roles provide in language support to multilingual families in schools across our district. They are often the link and glue for families speaking languages other than English and the school district and community based resources. Please share these opportunities widely so we can have the filled with qualified people.
















Any questions can be directed to Michelle Quach, Program Manager of the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) at the School District - [email protected]

Join the #InvestinBlackPhilly Facebook Group NOW!

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Applications for the Racial Equity Capital Funds are Now Open!


RockCreek, one of the largest diverse-owned global investment firms, has opened applications for the $36 million Exelon-funded Racial Equity Capital Fund to support minority-owned businesses in Exelon’s service areas in Delaware, Maryland, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC.

The fund will help minority businesses obtain capital to fuel growth, create jobs, and strengthen communities that have historically been underserved, under-resourced, and overlooked by financial markets. The fund will provide loans and equity investments for numerous minority businesses throughout Exelon’s service areas over the next three years, with estimated loan amounts between $100,000 and $300,000, and equity investments of nearly $1 million.

Please contact RockCreek at [email protected] for more information or questions about the program.

Apply here


 Members of the AACC become part of an extensive network of corporations and businesses, and are able to engage with policy-makers and business leaders across the region. In addition to exposure to valuable marketing opportunities, members participate in programming that enables them to build a powerful network that helps their businesses grow.

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The Omicelo Cares 7 Pillars of Sustainable Business™ Accelerator is looking for diverse small businesses to participate in its 2022 cohort, launching in February. Selected entrepreneurs will receive a detailed business assessment and evaluation, $10-20K of technical support from industry experts, and one-on-one consultation in two or three of the 7 Pillars. The 7 Pillars are Strategy + Technology + Communication + Finance + Legal + Capital + People.
Our program is best able to accelerate established businesses that are already doing well in four or five of the 7 Pillars™. You may be a good candidate for the accelerator if you are aware of two or three of the 7 Pillars™ in which your business could use support, you are a disadvantaged, minority, or women business enterprise, or you are from a low- to moderate-income community. The 7 Pillars™ Accelerator specializes in preparing diverse small businesses for procurement opportunities.
Entrepreneurs interested in learning more and applying should complete the form at