Small Businesses

Learn about the resources, programs, and business opportunities available for
minority-owned small businesses!

The USPAACC offers educational programming, assistance with pitching to potential investors, and help to secure business contracts.

Sister Sky provides empowerment resources for both new and established Native entrepreneurs as well as non-Native business organizations who serve or partner with Native individuals and communities.

This national organization is broadly recognized for its ability to provide free business mentoring and education for businesses.

The Small Business Administration provides opportunities in contracting, business development, and other programs for Native American small business owners.

The Small Business Administration offers several funding programs for small business owners; minority-owned businesses are encouraged to apply.

The Small Business Administration’s Office of Native American Affairs has partnered with RedWind to provide business development workshops for Native American entrepreneurs.

The Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce provides opportunities for Hispanic and Latinx-owned business growth, networking, and legislative advocacy.

The Office of Native American Affairs’ mission is to ensure that American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians have full access to business development tools.

Members have access to training and networking events and have a voice in shaping policies that can help Black-Owned small businesses succeed.

This organization connects members with corporations looking to purchase a portion of its products and services directly from minority-owned businesses.

National Hispanic Business Group (NHBG) is open to Hispanic entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals at the level of vice-president and above.

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) helps provide assistance to minority-owned businesses nationwide.

Lendistry is a minority-led real estate lender, providing responsible financing to small business owners and their underserved communities.

Code2040 hosts events and training for Black and Latinx founders. This organization also plays a role in connecting Black and Latinx college students with careers at established companies.

Black Business Association (BBA), based in Los Angeles, was founded with the mission to advocate and promote the development of African-American-owned businesses.

The Asian Business Association of Orange County provides opportunities for Asian American business owners to advance in both business and the community.

This program helps provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities.

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