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Small Businesses: Re-Emerging From the Abyss
Supporting Communities of Color
According to a recent study, black-led nonprofits receive less than 4% of grants and contributions. The Minority Freedom Community Fund is helping to raise funds for communities of color. TeQuion Brookins, Founder and COO of the Minority Freedom Community Fund discusses the work her organization is doing to represent communities of color.
Helping Women Owned Businesses
According to a 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses report, the number of women-owned businesses in Michigan more than doubled from approximately 217 thousand in 2002 to more than 436 thousand in 2019. Alexis Dishman, Chief Lending Officer of Michigan Women Forward talks about the importance of helping women owned businesses in Michigan.