In case you haven’t yet heard, Miami-Dade County recently declared the month of August as Black Business Month! Each year moving forward, this month will be dedicated to promoting and propelling the County’s multi-billion dollar Black-owned business community. In addition to the exciting events that will occur each August, below is a list of on-going grants, loans and training opportunities specifically for Black-Owned Businesses in Miami-Dade County:
Training and Advice
If you’re considering a loan to maintain operations, grow your business or pay off credit card debt, Axis Helps has created an easy-to-use guide that can help you decide whether to pursue a loan from a credit union, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), a traditional bank or another type of lender. Check out our Guide to Miami Business Funding online.
Here are two options that lend locally and offer loan programs specifically for Black-owned businesses:
And these Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs, lend to minority-owned businesses:
Make sure to check back often as we continue to update this link with the resources that are available to support local entrepreneurs in sustaining or growing their businesses!