At Emerge and Rise, we're not just fostering small businesses; we're building an ecosystem of opportunity, growth, and economic resilience in San Antonio. Our specialized programs in Entrepreneurial Skill-Building, Community Mentorship, and Business Sustainability go beyond the basics—they're designed to upskill our local entrepreneurs, potentially filling empty commercial spaces with thriving businesses. Your contributions will directly fuel economic development by enabling these businesses to grow, hire local talent, and stimulate the economy. But the impact doesn't stop there. Our focused efforts aim to redress the investment gap for women entrepreneurs and lay the foundation for generational wealth among small business owners. We believe in the ripple effect; a strong small business landscape contributes to the welfare of the entire community, from creating job opportunities to boosting local trade. Through educational events and community-building initiatives, we're equipping our entrepreneurs with the tools they need to succeed and make a lasting impact. So when you invest in us, you're investing in a future where everyone has the opportunity to emerge and rise.
In-Kind Annual Opportunities
If monetary contributions aren't in the cards for you right now, no worries! Your expertise, services, or in-kind donations are equally valuable to our mission. Whether it's offering a free workshop, providing marketing support, or donating software and tools, your in-kind contributions create a ripple effect in our community, empowering local entrepreneurs to thrive. We work diligently to ensure your offerings are put to the best use, enriching our programs and supporting the people who need it most. So go ahead, contribute in the way that suits you best, and let's make a lasting impact together!