Now Accepting Applications for ELEVATE Cohort III

August 2, 2022

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The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) and the George Washington University, School of Business (GWSB) are pleased to announce the launch of the third round of ELEVATE, a three-month executive education program designed for minority-owned businesses located in the District of Columbia.

ELEVATE, will convene twice monthly on Saturdays starting September 24, 2022 through December 17, 2022 to provide best-in-class instruction to further sharpen the business acumen of minority-owned businesses, enhance their competitive advantage, and prime them for growth.

CNHED is accepting applications for ELEVATE’s third cohort now through Monday, August 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM. 

Join us on Thursday, August 18th at 10am for our ELEVATE Cohort III Info Session! Learn more about the program and how to apply.

Launched in 2020, the ELEVATE program aims to provide high-quality executive leadership training to minority small businesses located in Washington, DC. ELEVATE, which stands for Executive Leadership Education Venture Advancing Talented Entrepreneurs, spurs from a partnership between the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) and the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB). The program focuses on helping minority small business owners and entrepreneurs acquire new skills that will allow them to more effectively and efficiently manage their business’ products and services, increase revenue, and lay a strong foundation for sustainable employment. The ELEVATE program is made possible thanks to the generous support of Truist and the Local Initiatives Support Coalition (LISC DC).

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