No org is an island!
Check out these wonderful resources for artists, small businesses and entrepreneurs.


We've purchased over 100 licenses to Xero's accounting software to provide to OBBF grantees at a deep discount. The Xero cloud accounting solution is user friendly and enables black entrepreneurs (& their accountants) to efficiently manage their P&L and taxes on a monthly basis. Sign up for a free 30-day trial HERE and we'll continue your subscription at a 60% discounted rate (*first come, first served)

Start Small, Think Big

Our partner, Start Small, Think Big, leverages a massive network of volunteer finance, marketing and legal professionals to address business pain-points for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Reference their incredible calendar of virtual events here.

Legal Services for Entrepreneurs

Legal Services for Entrepreneurs (LSE) provides free legal services to low-income individuals who want to start or develop businesses; businesses committed to investing in economically distressed communities, including hiring people with arrest and conviction records; and mom and pop shops located in areas where gentrification is a force for displacement. Apply for free legal services here.

Grant Gopher

Grant Gopher is our favorite resource to search for grants and funding opportunities. Their lite version is free but you'll love the inexpensive pro version! Check them out here.

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