Working to build economic growth and prosperity within Black communities

UPlift Black’s Professional Development Program – Accelerate Your Black Business
supports and promotes local Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs
The AYBB program supports:
– Investment Readiness program for the Black start-UPs and entrepreneurs
– Post Secondary students mentorship through student placement opportunities in
social work, social justice and community organizing
– Providing business consulting, resources, mentorship and guidance
to build professional careers and economic prosperity within Black communities.

What entrepreneurs are saying about the Accelerate Your Black Business program…


Accelerate Your Black Business Promotional Videos project in collaboration with

The Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre and funded by the County of Simcoe


Congratulations to our President and Founder, Shelly-Ann Skinner

for winning the Economic Development Award

from Barrie Today!

Accelerate Your Black Business listing

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