Morrisville officially launched its Morrisville Means Business program on Monday, May 22, to provide grant funding and professional guidance for small businesses. In the wake of the economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Morrisville Town Council recognized that many of the community’s small businesses needed stronger, more expansive support that could help them […]

Facebook has announced that it is allocating $100 million to assist Black-owned businesses. Forty million dollars of that will go to small, black-owned businesses and even businesses in North Carolina are eligible. Apply for one of the Facebook grants here.   From the early days of the pandemic, we have been listening to small businesses […]

In February, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to respond to the economic, employment, and educational disparities that young men of color face as they enter…

Rickey Smiley Morning Show

03/27/14- Home Depot’s Melissa Brown talks to the crew about the Retool Your School contest, a campus improvement grant program.

Historically underrepresented groups such as African-Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans are eligible for millions of dollars in grants. Of particular note are those fields that have been traditionally lacking diversity, such as the sciences and business. There  are many organizations willing to help out in these trying times. The Multicultural Advertising Intern Program through the […]