Listings of black banks, business loans and black business opportunities will soon be housed here. Stay tuned for more information as we continue to develop our online community.
Alamerica Bank (Birmingham, AL)
Broadway Federal Bank (Los Angeles, CA)
Carver Federal Savings Bank (New York, NY)
Carver State Bank (Savannah, GA)
Citizens Trust Bank (Atlanta, GA)
Citizen Trust Bank (Birmingham, AL)
Citizens Bank (Nashville, TN)
Columbia Savings and Loan (Milwaukee, WI)
City National Bank / Industrial (Newark, NJ)
Commonwealth National Bank (Mobile, AL)
First Independence Bank (Detroit, MI)
The Harbor Bank (Baltimore, MD)
GN Bank (Chicago, IL)
Industrial Bank (Washington D.C.)
Liberty Bank (New Orleans, LA)
Liberty Bank (Baton Rouge, LA)
Liberty Bank (Kansas City, MO)
Liberty Bank (Chicago, IL)
Liberty Bank (Jackson, MS)
Mechanics & Farmers Bank (Durham, NC)
OneUnited Bank (Miami, FL)
OneUnited Bank (Boston, MA)
United Bank of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
Unity National Bank (Houston, TX)
Additional Grants and Competitions for Black Businesses – Black Business Opportunities
Here are just a few black business competitions and grants that we have found that are specifically for black business opportunities. We aim to be a great resources for loans and opportunities for funding for the black community.
Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition
This competition allows 4 semi-finalists to pitch their idea to a panel of judges and a live audience, for a chance to win a $10,000 business grant! Entrants can be one person or a team. There is no limit to the number of team members allowed; however, those who pitch must have an equity stake in the business.
Miller Lite Tap the Future® Business Plan Competition
Miller Lite Tap the Future (formally known as the MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneur Series) is an annual competition that allows urban entrepreneurs to compete for Black business grants of up to $20,000. In addition to winning prize money, finalists have the opportunity to pitch their best ideas at exciting LIVE Pitch events in front of Daymond John from ABC’s Shark Tank and other business moguls. The competition also provides business partners more exposure through our “Fan Favorite” consumer voting contest.
National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Scale-Up Pitch Challenge
This annual pitch competition designed to “Make Big Ideas Bigger” by encouraging Black MBA members to create startups that are scalable. They provide startups the unique opportunity to connect with early stage investors and venture capitalists who are ready to invest. The competition is hosted by the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), a non-profit, 501(c)(3) professional member-based organization which leads in the creation of educational and career opportunities for black professionals.