The Black Excellence Mentor and Grant Funding Program is offered to deserving Black-owned businesses and organizations seeking to advance their business and impact their community. Black Excellence Night's Proceeds help provide resources, network, and funding through a rigorous 8-week program.
Black business or organization owners in the areas we serve can apply to win the opportunity to be selected by our Selection Committee to go through our interviewing process. The selected applicants will be interviewed, and those selected will participate in the Mentor and Grant Program.
The 8-weeks focus on content and curriculum necessary for their overall growth both domestically and internationally. The applicants will receive a mentor from our proud sponsors to help guide them through the program. Upon completion of the curriculum and program, applicants will grant funding to support their business financially.
2023 Applications will be available on Monday, January 9, 2023. The selection process will be in April 2023. The program will take place from July - August 2023.