Through a partnership with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the National Urban League’s Entrepreneurship Centers, the Elevate Together initiative helps support Hispanic and Black small businesses with five or fewer employees. The ODP Corporation (parent company to Office Depot) is the initiative’s founding partner. The ODP Corporation has partnered with SCORE to provide mentoring and resources to grant recipients. 

Elevate Together is a coalition of like-minded companies with a mission to strengthen our local communities, foster job creation, and close the racial wealth gap by providing Black and Hispanic small business owners:

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Education

  • small business mentoring
  • workshops
  • training
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Access

  • exposure to new customer
  • broader business networks
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Aid

  • cash grants
  • in-kind products & services

GET BUSINESS ADVICE From Experienced Mentors

 

SCORE Mentors will:

  • Provide expertise & practical "know-how"
  • Help you optimize your business plans
  • Troubleshoot new strategies & ideas
  • Offer you proven business tools
  • Become your trusted small business advisor
  • And more!

Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.