Expanding opportunities in America’s cities
$100,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2018

Epicenter Memphis, an entrepreneur hub focused on the underserved, provides small business investment services and capital to minority-owned businesses in Memphis through the Memphis Small Business Opportunity Fund and the Memphis Small Business Mezzanine Fund. The organization ensures African-American entrepreneurs have access to the capital and supports their businesses need to be successful engines of social and economic mobility for themselves, their employees and their communities. This grant will be used for loan origination expenses including salary and office expenses for a loan officer and a small-business technical assistance provider.