The Opportunities for All (OFA) Business Assistance Funds Program is designed to assist minority small business owners and organizations with navigating resources to help their business grow and thrive. Minority small business owners must be registered with the state and/or a 501 © (3) tax-exempt organization that provide programs and services that benefit the residents of either Sarasota or Manatee County with assistance in expanding economic collaboration in our region.
For more information or questions, please contact Kaveecia Moore, Opportunities For All Manager.
This year’s program has successfully connected 21 diverse students to 20 local businesses and Chamber member companies. The eight-week program provides an opportunity for local employers to benefit from the attributes of bright, talented, rising future leaders, while providing access to cross-cultural career-oriented experiences for those seeking to broaden their exposure to the professional work world.