Founders First Job Quest Grant Finalists.

Congratulations to all the
Founders First Grant Recipients! 

Meet Our Previous Year Grant Finalist

Our 2023 Grant Finalists.

  • Texas 2023
  • PA/NJ 2023
  • Pride 2023
  • Vanguard 2023
  • Mothers 2023
  • Chicago 2023

Andy Abbas

Data Agility Group, Inc.

Charmane Sellers

ALEON PROPERTIES, INC

Foreman Business Interests LLC

Clyde Harden

Harden Enterprise Services LLC

Dennis Hoang

Patturn | Jender

Devaron Yates

Wealth Development Strategies LLC

Ebony Butler

The Center for Creating Change, LLC

Idowu Itiola

Lydia Painting, LLC

Jaren Collins

JCI Creatives, LLC

Jay Veal

It's Not Complicated Education, LLC

Jeffrey Vigil

My Business Matches Inc

Jose Perez

Roads Consulting Group

Kelly Johnson

IREP Junk Removal

Linda Marroquin

Quick Qabinets

Lisa Brunet

DLZP Group, LLC

Michael Farmer

Innova Learning Inc.

Misty Dawsey

Excellence Academy

Moses Varghese

Lumos Technology Services

Psychelia Terry

UI Global Brands

Rachel Bays

Illuminate Video

Tamanika Marshall

Lumin Diagnostic Services, LLC

Thakela Nabors

Organically Beauty Inc

Selma Ismajli

Djerdan Burek Corp

ELS Dynamic Consulting, LLC

Cheryl McCants

Impact Consulting Enterprises

Noel Ramirez

Mango Tree Counseling & Consulting

Corinne Chowansky

Simple Safety Solutions LLC

Ben Smith

TriTech Services Group, Inc

Frank Stinson

Below Body Bar

David Lewis

MacroBites

Timothy May

Ghost Creativ

Fanny Boquin

Helping Hands Medical Transportation

Quaiser Abdullah

Statera Coaching & Leadership Consulting

Rosaline Gordon

The Gordon Group Financial Services Inc

Kris Mendoza

Maestro Filmworks LLC

Sara McCorriston

Paradigm Gallery LLC

Margaret Sewekow

PerryiSearch

Fernando Barrios

RBM Maintenance LLC

Virginia Gavin

Appligent Inc.

Andrew Magnus

BTC Envelopes & Printing LLC

Jennafer Ross

JR Global Events

Emeka Oguh

PeopleJoy

Ewerton Borges

Spectra Polymers and Color Specialties

Vikas Churiwalla

Texind Inc.

Natasia Hanratty

Natasha Holmes

And Still We Rise

California Rose Catering

Keith Liao

Cayuga Climbs

Robert Powers

College Torch

Christopher DeSantis-Mallia

Creative Happens Events

Nile Livingston

Creative Repute, LLC

Ruben Sanchez

DoMi Real Estate Advisors, INC

Anna DeShawn

E3 Radio

Kevyn Lee-Wellington

Fluffy's Sno-Balls

Phillip Collins

Good Black Art

Jules Dameron

Hypernovas Productions LLC

CJ Hockenbury

Impulse Music Co.

Nathan Brown

Kiona Technologies

Kelly Moffat

Kirrin Finch

Nadean Carson

Oya Construction, LLC

Brian Miller

Restrained Whimsy

David Khalili

Rouse Relational Wellness

Melissa Wallace

SIPPIN SNAX Gourmet Bar Snacks

Nate Derby

Stakana

Kevin Van Belois

The Fabulous Group, Inc.

Auston Matta

Two Bad Tourists

Jusak Yang Bernhard

Wag Heaven Pet Supplies and Self-Serve Dog Wash

Kathryn Smith

Walton Birch

Ana Ivkosic

Wattle Cafe

Damaris Hollingsworth

Design By Melo

Anissa Keyes

Arubah Emotional Health Service

Antoinette Flores

Clutch Logistics

Kali Terry

Life Juices

Khadija Ali

Global Language Connections

Maria Burns Ortiz

7 Generation games

Babette Buckner

Moltron Builders

Cecilia Stanton

The Stanton Adams Consulting

Wendy Sullivan

Wenrich PD Construction

Tamara Taylor

SnackChat Networking Lounge

Terresa Moses

Blackbird Revolt

Pallavi Pande

Dtocs

Corinne Green

Human Resources Managers on the Move

Erika Oldham

Chic Sugars

Namrata Kamdar

Testlify

Monisha Washington

The LinC

Ameka Colemon

Strands of Faith

Barbara Donnini

Boxplot Analytics

Tanisha Lemelle

The Clever Site

Mabell Garcia Paine

Viridis Consulting

Caroline Hagerty

Lini Victoria

Danielle Noriega

Valley Transport First Call Service

Naomi Jones

Piece O Cake

Sherisse Hawkins

Pagedip

Cara Wilson

Howard Intervention Center

Toki Simmons

Handle My Books

Tamecia Jordan

Acsential Group

Vanessa Vizard

Vizard Marketing & PR

Saria Hawkins

Manifest Your Purpose

Phyllis Calderon

A Touch of Classical Plus

Jeanette Velasquez

Velasquez Tax & Business Services

Devon Nestor

Book to Balance

Angeline Schell

Rotterdam Lot Cleaners

Coralia Davila

Quetzal Cleaning Service

Lindsey Granger

Lindsey Granger Productions

Donna Royston

CoffeeStix

Luisa Castellanos

Science On Call

Amari Jackson

Growing Boundlessly

Sam Manivannan

Conflowence

Kristel Bell

STEM Generation

Victoria Elena Nones

Sit Social

Paul Amos

Silencer Athletics

Stephanie Garces

Garces Law

Kevin Stevenson

Spotlight Cleaning Service Inc.

Watchen Nyanue

I Choose The Ladder

Nico Aguilar

Speeko

Ashley Taliferro

AD-V Business Consulting Inc.

Trix Kirkpatrick

A Move To Remember

Marco Alcala

America's Fire Shield

Brooke Lang

Brooke Lang Design

Nicole Wheatly

Steps Inc Consulting

Robert Fox

Fox Security Inc.

Perteet Spencer

Ayo West African Foods

Marsha McVicker

LYLA

Richard Garza

Garza Roofing Equipment and Supply

Danny Park

RoboThink

Bobby Yung

Interior Dynamics

Gerry Torrence

L.J. Frame

Julian Tillotson

INDIRAP

Toyin Kolawole

Iya Foods

Randy Melton

Konnect IT Group

Our 2022 Grant Finalists.

  • 2022 Grant Programs
  • Vanguard 2022
  • SoCal 2022
  • Mothers 2022
  • Chicago 2022
  • PA/NJ 2022
  • Texas 2022

Wendy Sullivan

WENRICH PD Construction LLC

D. Tomme Beevas

Pimento Jamaican Kitchen

Edna McKenzie

Midwest Select Contracting

Meet Our 2022 Forgivable Loan Finalists

Georgia Fort

BLCK Press

Junita Flowers

Junita's Jar

Jasmine Russell

Monicat Data, LLC

Meet Our 2022 Site Redevelopment Finalist

D. Tomme Beevas

Pimento Jamaican Kitchen

Oscar Saucedo

Landworks Inc.

Tina Nguyen

Jax & Bones

Caron Ng

NUSET Inc.

Sue Silva

Avlis International

Chinyerem Amesi

Amesi & Associates

Vanessa Faggiolly

Amerisal Foods LLC

Patricia Alvarez de los Cobos

Energy Communications Corp.

Sanjaya Amarasinghe

Copp Industrial Manufacturing Inc.

Mike Hayden

Infinium HR Group

Christine Olory

RoomChazer

Lennie Brown

Brown & Brown Quality Care

Eric Cruz

Progressive Health Pro Inc

Delilah Harris

Butterfli Technologies, Inc

Dr. Portia Jackson

Jackson Ventures, Inc

Amy Sanchez

Better In Home Care

Pam Feld

Triumph Technology Group

Elvia Rodriguez

Goldamity Insurance Services

Samir Bitar

The Art of Consulting

Janice Yellon

VizBiz Solutions

Holly Eve

Madame Levy

Carmen Ricapa

Amazon Graphics

Ilyana Benson

Neosol

Clarissa Gosney

Pinnacle Counseling and Testing Center

Melinda Hughes

The Strength Shoppe

Andreane Gaulin

Speech Point Therapy Inc.

Roberto Martinez

Braven

Linda Weidner

The Adaptive Athlete

Taishawn Mitchell

Mitchells Transport

Kamran Khan

NativelyFluent.com

James Jones Jr

Bump by Ownors Technologies

Teasha Gaither-Davis.

Therapeutic FOcus

Victoria Prince.

Tori Prince Beauty

Claire Risoli.

Toro y Leon Inc

Lashawnda Tillis.

Visionz

Davinna Warren.

Warren's Divine Homes, LLC

Erica McCullom.

Web Designs 4 Less LLC

Madilynn Beck.

The Better Spot

Helsa Thompson.

The Aura House

Roseline Joseph.

The Answer Management Services inc.

CJ Harris.

TAKALA FOMOND.

TBF DIAGNOSTIC

Jasmine Williams.

Sunny and Ted

Tina Fears.

Stage Ready LLc.

Sylvia Kan.

Pulse Instruments

Rashida Reese.

ReBirth Marketing & Consulting

Ruby Gordon.

Scent by Kennadi

Michelle Turner-Young.

SOULFIRE MOVEMENT LLC

Cara Pitts.

Southern Roots Vegan Bakery

Yenny James.

Paradigm Doulas LLC.

Jala Eaton.

On My Own Financial, LLC

LaKya Boone-White.

Oily Herb Soap Company

Delasber Sanders..

Amoree's Journey

LINDA STEWART.

THE T-SHIRT SPOT

Lisa Marsh.

MsPsGFree Inc.

Kerri Honeywood.

Moon Cycle Mama Doula and Wellness LLC

Larisa Lopez.

LL Services

Lois Tiedemann Koffi.

Lois Koffi Enterprises

Givona Sandiford.

Melospeech Inc.

Sonia Smith-Kang.

Mixed Up Clothing, Inc.

Naijean Bernard.

Jeany's Caribbean Elixirs

Amanda Ma.

Innovate Marketing Group, Inc.

Breonna Vereen.

Imani Cowrie

Kiara Moore.

Embracing Oak Therapy

Vickie Cobb-Lucien.

Embrace Health, Inc.

Valarie McGhee.

Children Are Heroes Learning Center LLC

Jeanette Burton.

Burton photography

Bri.

Nicole Murphy.

Barter Black

Lani Cabral Pasao.

Angels Over Us llc

MJ Cunningham.

AfroFreelancer.com.

Pamela Fullerton.

Advocacy and Education Consulting.

Adriane Alvarez.

Adriane Alvarez

Brandy Archie.

AccessAble Living

Mayra Khan - Founders First

Mayra Khan.

Nova Driving School

Melvin Henley - Founders First

Melvin Henley.

PAC Leaders LLC

Amy Beth Treciokas - Founders First

Amy Treciokas.

Yoga Now Inc

Johnathon Bush - Founders First

Johnathan Bush

Not Just Cookies Wholesale Bakery

Jesse Iniguez - Founders First

Jesus Iniguez.

Back of the Yards
Coffee

Terri Evans - Founders First

Terri Evans.

Rylon's Smokehouse Partners, LLP

Mary Nguyen Aregoni - Founders First

Mary
Aregoni.

Saigon Sisters
LLC

Maya-Camille Broussard - Founders First

Maya Camille Broussard.

Justice of the
Pies

Elizabeth Colon - Founders First

Elizabeth
Colon.

Metaphrasis Language and Cultural Solutions LLC

Nicole Jordan - Founders First

Nicole Jordan.

Nicole Jordan Catering LLC

Sumeet Singh.

Pharma Solution

Shakina Rush.

Kingdom Builders & Industrial Maintenance

Nima Etemadi.

Cake Life

Rebecca Davies.

Remark Glass

Angela McIver.

Math Foundations

Michelle Carfagno.

The Greater Knead

Katherine Rivera.

Flip Out Productions

Wale Forrester.

Hustle Clean

Effie Smillie Agbotui.

R2R Palliative and Hospice Care LLC

Artura Taylor.

TDG Scientific

Kyndra Outlaw.

Atmospheric Home Staging

Raven Watson.

AtWork Personnel Services

Bernadette Davis.

Bernadette Davis Communications

Bijith Moopen.

PriceSenz LLC

Rodney Brisco.

Brisco Wheel Repair LLC DBA Alloy Wheel Repair Of San Antonio

Lyndsey Brantley.

Camellia Alise, LLC

Hope Young.

Center for Music Therapy, Inc.

Reginald Lyon.

Channel Source Inc

David Hubbard.

DM Electrical and Construction LLC

Ephraim Egbele.

EFS Group PLLC

Krishna Buford.

Flava Wings

Brittani Wold.

Grit by Brit

Victoria Capistran.

Hooked On Code, LLC

Liz D'Aloia.

KoderLabs

Don Ward.

Laundris Corp

Amber Williams.

Le Rouge Cuisine Food Company

Ephraim Egbele.

EFS Group PLLC

Rosie Troy.

Oops Steam Cleaning

Romona Adams.

RD Adams Enterprise LLC dba ONE Elite Staffing

Monisha Edwards.

SCENT & FIRE CANDLE COMPANY

Tam Nguyen.

Socium Solutions LLC

Deun Ivory.

The Body: A Home for Love

Nannette Ray.

TNR Accounting & Management Consulting, LLC

Keith Palmer.

Lalloon Marketing Group, LLC dba Imperium Surgical Partners

Robert Liang.

West One Products LLC

Our 2021 Grant Finalists.

  • 2021 Grant Programs
  • Mothers 2021
  • Veterans 2021
  • Chicago 2021
  • SoCal 2021