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In the News:

September 2021

Technical.ly: Events Roundup: Welcome a fresh fall start with these September tech and biz opportunities

WURD Radio: A Racial Reckoning in the Big Banks

August 2021

University City Science Center: The Science Center’s Nucleus Awards Honors Four Local Leaders

Shelterforce: Community Engagement Can’t Be a Checklist

Generocity: Come January, David Thornburgh won’t be CEO of Committee of Seventy. But he’ll still be working for better government

Black PR Wire: National Non Profit Steps Up to Support Minority Businesses in the Wake of the COVID 19 Pandemic

July 2021

Philadelphia Business Journal: Penn plans to ramp up diverse, local spending for $1B annual procurement with new program

WHYY: City officials recommend wearing masks indoors, again

Globe Newswire: FOUNDERS FIRST CDC LAUNCHES $60,000 JOB CREATORS QUEST GRANT PROGRAM

Black Enterprise: NATIONAL NON PROFIT STEPS UP TO SUPPORT MINORITY BUSINESSES IN THE WAKE OF THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC

PACDC Magazine: Transforming Our Communities Tomorrow Requires Investment in Business Today

The Philadelphia Tribune: U.S. SBA Administrator tours West Philadelphia businesses

Philadelphia Business Journal: SBA Administrator addresses possible Restaurant Revitalization Fund replenishment during Philadelphia visit

Philadelphia Business Journal: PPP loan forgiveness: SBA Administrator Isabel Guzman says new application portal will roll out 'very soon'

Technical.ly: This Philly biz leader wants to help Black small businesses with a new accelerator

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Public bank could help Philly overcome troubling racial wealth gap

The Philadelphia Citizen: “EQUITY TO END INEQUITY”

June 2021

West Philly Local: Navigating Home Repair Resources and Best Practices

Philadelphia Business Journal: Viewpoint: City and state officials must do more to prioritize small and minority-owned businesses

Technical.ly Philly: One year later, West Philadelphia’s community and businesses continue to rebuild

Philadelphia Tribune: Local leaders call for significant investment in Black businesses

The Philadelphia Inquirer: The best ice cream to scoop up now

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Dessert companies Sweet Nina’s, KakeMi Cakes, and Jillian Bakes get a chance to bloom at Philadelphia Flower Show

Yahoo! News: CBS3 SummerFest: Sweet Treats At The Philadelphia Flower Show

May 2021

The Philadelphia Inquirer: A year since civil unrest and ransacked shops: Some business owners are fine. Others still struggle.

Philadelphia Business Journal: Greater Philadelphia restaurant and tourism news: 6 things you might have missed this week

WHYY: Black women bakers team up with Philadelphia Flower Show for ‘Blooming Desserts’

Philadelphia Tribune: Local businesses are still rebounding from civil unrest and pandemic

Patch: CHOP & The Enterprise Center Team Up to Remediate Asthma Triggers

Philadelphia Tribune: Philadelphia 76ers and Firstrust Bank highlight local Black-owned businesses

April 2021

Philadelphia Business Journal: Richard Vague: 'Sea change' underway in lender attitudes toward Philadelphia minority business owners

Philadelphia Business Journal: Wells Fargo donating $8.35M to help Philadelphia's underserved small businesses

Essence: American Express Provides 100 Black Women Entrepreneurs With Funding And Mentorship Through “100 for 100” Program

Generocity: In West Philly, a diverse group trains to break through in a field dominated by young white men

WHYY: Supporting West Philly Entrepreneurs

March 2021

Generocity: Focus on funders: The Barra Foundation

Philadelphia Business Journal: 'We Cannot Get To The Next Level Without It': Milligan Group and other Black-owned businesses face access-to-capital puzzle

Metro Philly: Important resources for women business owners

The Philadelphia Inquirer: U.S. Senate passes $1.9 trillion stimulus bill. Here’s what Pa. politicians, advocates are saying

Philadelphia Sunday Sun: The importance of becoming certified

Wall Street Journal: PPP Covid-19 Relief Initiative Is Adjusted to Attract the Smallest Businesses

Philadelphia Tribune: Getting PPP aid to real small businesses

February 2021


Philadelphia Business Journal: Viewpoint: Capital investment in minority-owned businesses is essential to economic recovery

KYW: Free workshop available for minority-owned businesses applying for expanded PPP

The Philadelphia Tribune: Enterprise Center urges minority-owned businesses to apply for PPP funding

Metro Philly: Feds modify pandemic business loan program

Scoop USA: The Enterprise Center renews calls for minority business owners to apply for PPP under expanded eligibility

Opportunity Finance Network: Black-Led CDFIs to Help Drive More Than $40 Million in Google Funding to Black-Owned Businesses

Technical.ly Philly: Comcast’s RISE program will give $1M in grants to BIPOC-owned small biz in Philly and Chester

Generocity: Help wanted: Local small businesses haven’t caught a break since COVID

January 2021

Technical.ly Philly: 15+ business development resources for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs in Philly

National League of Cities: Facing the Collapse of Small Businesses, Cities Need To Get PPP Right

Black Enterprise: PENNSYLVANIA EQUITY INVESTORS ORGANIZE “GAME CHANGER” FOR BLACK BUSINESSES DURING PANDEMIC

Philadelphia Business Journal: Given a head start on PPP, local CDFIs work to make sure minority businesses get their share

WHYY: ‘Level up’: Equity investors boost Pa.’s entrepreneurs of color during pandemic

Technical.ly Philly: Philly’s new Pro Disinfect Coalition will invest $1M in Black and brown cleaning businesses to compete for COVID-19 contracts

WHYY: ‘It’s getting better’: 52nd Street looks to recovery in 2021 after a tumultuous year

December 2020

The Philadelphia Citizen: CAN PHILLY PERFECT PPP?

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Coronavirus pandemic stimulus aid is on the way for consumers and businesses; here’s what we know.

Philadelphia Business Journal: Viewpoint: If we don’t act now, we will lose small businesses as our future

The Philadelphia Tribune: Pew highlights strategies to help businesses recover from COVID-19