Thank you for your interest in applying for the 2020 National EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator! The application period has closed.

The need to come together and find solutions for longer, healthier lives is more vital than ever. By providing business training and grants, the American Heart Association is committed to supporting the communities, small businesses, social entrepreneurs and innovators making a difference in community health.

The EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator is looking for social entrepreneurs and organizations who are driving change through health justice in their communities. This MBA-style business training program offers virtual education for all finalists and grant funding. 

Topics for business accelerator program applications include (but are not limited to):

  • Food access
  • Employment
  • Affordable housing  

The next round of accelerator candidates will be announced in September. 

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YWCA SBDC is collaborative partner of the American Heart Association’s EmPOWERED to Serve.

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