Anchor Alliance Toolkit

Business Opportunities with Institutions

Who is this toolkit for?

Local small businesses who are looking for new business opportunities and/or are interested in doing business with South Florida’s anchor institutions.

What is an anchor institution?

Typically larger organizations such as schools & universities, hospitals and local governments that are deeply rooted in the local community.

What is the South Florida Anchor Alliance?

A collective effort led by our region’s most influential anchor institutions. Together, they are harnessing their power to create an inclusive local economy and a healthy, thriving South Florida.

About this toolkit and how to use it

Axis Helps and the South Florida Anchor Alliance have teamed up to help jump-start new business relationships between local small businesses and anchor institutions.

Current Anchor Alliance Partners are listed below along with information on how to register as a supplier/vendor and find business opportunities.

Example items for procurement
  • Disposable PPE
  • Computer equipment
  • Travel management services
  • Network service equipment
  • HVAC equipment
  • Car wash services
  • Architectural management services
  • Construction management services
  • Vehicle purchasing
  • Automotive maintenance services
  • Bulk hauling services
  • Child health and dental services

Who are the Anchor Alliance Partners?

View each Anchor Alliance Partner page to learn how to get started and build new business relationships.

South Florida Anchor Alliance is powered by:

Anchor Alliance Collaborators: