Coalition to Back Black Businesses Grant Making Initiative 

What: A Grant Making Initiative To Provide Immediate Financial Assistance And Long-Term Support For America’s Black-Owned Small Businesses. Express your interest to apply by Tuesday, September 6th and enter into the application period for a chance to be awarded grants of up to $5,000.

When: Deadline to apply September 6th, 2022

Where: Virtual - learn more and apply here

Luna Awards

What: Join the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association and the Luna Ambassadors to celebrate women, women-owned businesses, individuals, companies and entities that advocate for women in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industries.

When: September 7th, 2022

Where: Virtual - Register Here

City of McKinney Housing Rehabilitation Program Annual Contractors Meeting

What: The City of McKinney is seeking licensed general and trade contractors with experience in single-family home repair and reconstruction for the City’s federally funded Housing Rehabilitation Program. Repairs include foundations to roofs and everything in between

When: September 7 | 10:00 a.m.

Where: Virtual - Register Here

Brand Promise - Driving Scalable, Repeatable, and Dependable Revenue

What: The third installment of the Beyond the Logo series will dive deeper into how businesses can have greater command around the value of their promises. Your hosts for Beyond the Logo will be Jayne Agency brand strategy consultants and MBE Magazine media experts and special guests, including Clifford Bailey, CEO and Founder of Tech Soft, and Adam Moore, VP of Sustainable Sourcing at Stellar Consulting.

When: September 8 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Where: Virtual - Register Here

Equity in Contracting: Doing Business with AISD

What: We invite you to join this dynamic, informative workshop presented in collaboration with the Austin Independent School District Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program Department. This webinar will offer training on subjects critical to contracting with Austin ISD and becoming HUB certified. Businesses will have the opportunity to meet representatives from construction management, the Historically Underutilized Business Program, and subject matter expert guest presenters.

When: September 14 | 12:00 p.m. - 1: 00 p.m. CDT

Where: Virtual - Register Here

Fort Worth City Council Groundbreaking 

What: The City of Fort Worth has embarked on an initiative to reimagine its City Hall in order to provide enhanced services for the residents of Fort Worth. In January 2021, the City closed on the former Pier 1 Imports headquarters building, located at 100 Energy Way. The building has been a staple of the Fort Worth downtown landscape since 2004 and provides the City with the ability to consolidate services into a building that has room for growth. 

When: September 15 | 9:00 a.m.

Where : 100 Energy Way, Fort Worth, TX 76102 - Click Here for More Information

UPS Proudly Unstoppable Latinx-Owned: Small Business Grant Application

What: UPS recognizes the past two years have been monumentally difficult for diverse-owned small businesses due to the pandemic and economic issues. UPS is committed to keeping Latinx-Owned small businesses moving forward. We’ve partnered with the USHCC to show our support and help Latinx-Owned small businesses be unstoppable. We’re making a donation to provide direct assistance to small businesses in need.

When: Deadline to apply - September 16 | 11:59 p.m.

Where: Online - Learn more and apply here.

Women Business Collaborative Action for Impact Summit

What: Register for the Women Business Collaborative Action for Impact Summit. WBENC invites you to join WBC for a day and a half of high-level panels and speakers discussing how best to create equal position, pay, and power for all businesswomen. This initiative brought to you by WBC focuses on the mission to elevate women by recognizing and engaging with women leaders who contribute daily to this purpose. 

When: September 21 - 22

Where: Virtual - Learn more and register here

TxDOT Information Session and Networking Event

What: This event’s program is designed to provide information and connection opportunities to meet the needs of disadvantaged and underutilized businesses in the highway construction industry. Come learn about doing business with TxDOT and meet representatives from key industry resources.

When: September 30 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Where: TxDOT Fort Worth District | 2501 Southwest Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76133 - Register Here

PNC Bank + Coralus Collective

What: The PNC Bank + Coralus Collective is a dynamic, supportive community where your business can thrive. A collaboration between Coralus (Formerly SheEO) and one of the largest financial institutions in the United States, the Collective combines the benefits of the vast Coralus ecosystem with access to invaluable financial insights and relationships. Together, we’re accelerating financial equality for women and non-binary folks.

When: Deadline to apply - September 30 | 11:59 p.m.

Where: Online - Learn more and apply here

AccelerateHER Program - Dallas

What: This AccelerateHER program is specifically for women-owned start-ups in the Dallas area and will provide early-stage entrepreneurs with resources and education to fast-track their start-ups into scalable and successful businesses.

When: Program ends - December 1, 2022

Where: Hybrid - Learn more and register here.

INJD Scholarship Application

What: Two Scholarships For Diverse Women-Owned Businesses to Attend NMSDC's Conference. These funds, and all future additions to the Fund, which will be administered by INJD (“Non-Profit”) in accordance with their policies for gift funds, will be used to provide scholarship for a WBE/MBE to the 2022 NMSDC Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

When: October 30 - Nov 2

Where: NMSDC Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana - Register Here