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ELEVATE targets the most urgent needs identified by small businesses by bridging the gap between instruction and practical application. Over 12 weeks, industry leaders provide interactive sessions, empowering businesses with the tools they need to scale and be competitive in their industries. Taking a holistic approach, weekly, “villagers” engage in wellness support led by licensed professionals. Practitioners provide best practices and tools to navigate the emotional challenges of business ownership.

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ELEVATED CITIES powered by Mastercard, builds on Our Village United’s ELEVATE program which works to provide wrap-around support for solopreneurs and microbusinesses through targeted capital grants, technical assistance, shared professional services, and wellness support for the business owner. ELEVATED CITIES is aimed to impact small businesses across the nation. 

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ELEVATE Mississippi

ELEVATE Mississippi powered by W. K. Kellogg Foundation, supports Mississippi residents who are small business owners in need of technical assistance to enhance their business operations.  The program provides resources, tools, mentorship, training, and wellness support, and connects an ecosystem of entrepreneurs to thriving community partners who are dedicated to the growth of solopreneurs and microbusinesses.

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ELEVATED, powered by Mastercard, is 36-week program exclusively for BeyGOOD Black Parade Route small business owners dedicated to bridging the gap between instruction and practical application.

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Her Pro Bono Program powered by, offers Contextual Technical Assistance and Shared Professional Services for women founders primarily in retail-facing businesses in the Southeast region of the U.S.

The program will provide support to small businesses in the following areas: Operations, Marketing, Sales, and Fundraising.

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Get Procured, powered by the Rockefeller Foundation, is here to empower founders on their path to success. Get Procured is a program designed exclusively for Georgia and Mississippi small business owners. We understand that navigating the state and local government procurement landscape can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve crafted comprehensive training that will equip 75 founders with the knowledge and skills necessary to master the procurement process.

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Our Village United (x) Pittsburgh Yards!

Our Village United has teamed up with Pittsburgh Yards to support broader engagement with tenants of the Nia Building and community members.

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Our most popular training is Elevate, a 12-week incubator tailored to serve the most urgent needs identified by small businesses.

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Shared Professional Services

Get targeted technical assistance and professional services that empower you to focus, grow, and scale your business.

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Wellness & Community

Never go alone with access to wellness coaches, mentors, and our community of driven entrepreneurs to help you thrive.

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