Category: Featured

Jun 16
House Resolution 414: Empowering African Americans and Black Business Owners

House Resolution 414 (H.Res.414) is a significant legislative proposal that aims to address key issues affecting African Americans and Black business owners. This resolution, introduced on June 5, 2023, highlights critical areas such as economic empowerment, access to capital, and systemic inequalities that have long hindered the progress of Black communities in the United States.

Jun 13
Event — Elevate Your Business at the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Business Symposium

Join the Black Chamber Fort Wayne for the second annual Juneteenth Business Symposium from June 18-22, 2024! This dynamic event is designed to empower African American and other business owners in southeast Fort Wayne, fostering economic growth and community prosperity.

Apr 05
Build Institute Entrepreneur Education Course

Empower your entrepreneurial journey with our Build Entrepreneur Education Program. Walk away with a solid business plan and the skills to succeed in the competitive business

Mar 21
The SEED Business Grant Program 2024 – Now Accepting Application

The program provides funding of up to $5,000 to eligible businesses.

Sep 18
How To: Create Your Listing for Our Online Business Directory

[Members-Only] A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Your Business Directory Listing(s) on the Black Chamber Fort Wayne website.

May 31
How Pre-Qualification Can Help You Secure a Business Loan

Are you a business owner in need of a loan? You’re not alone. Starting a business requires funding, and many entrepreneurs seek options to help grow their businesses. Although many alternatives exist, getting a business loan is often the best option. However, not all loans are created equal, and it can be rather challenging to […]

Apr 19
5 Reasons Why You Should Join Your Local Black Chamber

Believe it or not, the secret sauce to business exposure lies within your local black chamber of commerce. With membership pricing that's affordable for all, joining a black chamber of commerce is definitely worth considering as another way to drive consumers to your establishment.

Apr 05
Why Black Employee Resource Groups are essential for business

Positive company culture is a crucial ingredient of success for many companies. But achieving said culture is not always easy. Thankfully there are available programs such as Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that are primed for creating a culture where employees feel valued. ERGs have been around since the 1960s – spurred by black employees who […]

Apr 01
How Google Can Help You Find Black-owned Businesses

Google launched an initiative last year which provided merchants the option to add a Black-Owned Business attribute to their profile.