IMPACT AZ 2025
Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Readiness Accelerator program
YOU CAN NOW JOIN THE 2024 WAIT LIST
We will begin accepting applications again on December 10, 2023.
IMPACT AZ 2025 is a THREE-YEAR program to prepare small business owners to win contracts with corporations and government agencies. Program Kick off April 24, 2023 Attend weekly classes & Mentor Sessions 5 Hours per week minimum commitment
PROGRAM MODULES INCLUDE:
Classes are held Every Tuesday & Wednesday from 4:30pm - 7:00pm
OUR PARTNERS INCLUDE:
THIS IS A COLLABORATION WITH FOUR KEY ACTION GROUPS
Corporations with Supplier Diversity Programs
IMPACT AZ 2025 mission fulfilled will be sustaining Arizona’s Minority Owned businesses and entrepreneurs by 2025
Diverse Companies Awarded Contracts with Corporations (Supplier Diversity)
Inspiring Individuals Through Exposure to Entrepreneurship
Developing New Start up Companies
Empowering Existing Businesses to Grow by 1-5 Employees
Creation of Job Opportunities
Too many Black-owned businesses are systematically cut off from the capital they need.
IMPACT AZ 2025 IS HELPING TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM
We will break through social injustice and boost economic impact through public and private partnerships. Our Robust Incubator meets entrepreneurs where they are, from startup to scale-up, while preparing for Supplier Diversity opportunities.
Past National Success Highlights
No Need to Start from Scratch, Our Programs have supported over 8000 Entrepreneurs Across the Country and are still growing.
Millionaire Mastermind Academy is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and support! We address the barriers to economic mobility for the underserved and excluded.
WE SERVICE ARIZONA, GEORGIA, FLORIDA & TEXAS
IMPACT AZ 2025 is the solution to The State of Black Arizona 2022
It’s not about helping one group at the expense of others, “But we must continue our fight to make intentional, target[ed] investments of political, social and business capital to aid in our priorities of building a better ecosystem for Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. It is a matter of good business, which creates a greater opportunity for all Arizonans.
Quote: Teniqua Broughton.
Executive Director, State of Black Arizona
Break down barriers and overcome obstacles to entrepreneurship.
If you’re an entrepreneur – whether that means you have just registered your business with the state or you’ve just begun working on your business plan. Impact AZ Minority-Owned Business Accelerator program is designed for you. We seek driven and focused entrepreneurs ready to set a vision for business growth and take action to achieve it.
IMPACT AZ 2025 is a solutions-driven 9-month accelerator program that assists entrepreneurs in learning, building their networks, and developing plans for business growth. Seminars and supplier diversity readiness focus on doing business with corporations, customer discovery, market validation, financial management, business development, and professional network development.
Charting a Course for Success.
Grow your businesses through an action-focused process.
Get a 360 degree view of your business
We’ll start with a visual checklist that gives you a complete 360° view of your business to identify key focus areas to move your business forward. Then, working with a team of trusted business advisers, you will develop a business growth plan to set actionable goals and measure your progress.
DOING BUSINESS WITH CORPORATIONS
Supplier Diversity Readiness
Corporations are looking to work with minority suppliers. More than $50 Billion have been committed to partner with Minority Small Business Owners. Take part in facilitated training led by corporations with supplier diversity goals. These business training sessions aim to get you certified and ready to build financial capacity and become an empowered firm by creating job opportunities through intense supplier diversity training. It's time to level the playing field.
Grow your network and make it work for you
Networking programs will be scheduled over the course of the nine months and will include round table panel discussions, business exchange opportunities, social networking engagements, and small group collaboration sessions.
Structured conversations about your business
Your coach will help you build a custom toolbox to help you take action. They will help hold you accountable and keep you on track.
WORK WITH EXPERTS
Access expertise to close gaps
We’ll help you identify the strengths and gaps you’ll encounter as you execute your business growth plan. Then we’ll help you build a “brain trust” of trusted experts and advisers invested in your success to help you close gaps.
The proving grounds
After 9 months, you’ll take the lead and test your new skills and network. The business growth plan you create will guide you. Our business coaches and your brain trust will be available during this period. You’ll take the lead, but we’ll stand with you to achieve your goals.
Dr. Velma Trayham
President & Founder
Millionaire Mastermind Academy, Inc
CEO Black Chamber, Arizona
President & CEO
Arizona Hispanic Chamber
Advisor, VP, SR. Business Consultant
J.P. Morgan Chase
Vice President Commercial Lending
Commerce Bank of Arizona
Strategic Partnerships, APS
Strategy & Leadership, Advisor
Growth Partners, AZ
MMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Senior Economic Development Consultant
Arizona Public Service
Area Leader Truist Bank
Blaylock Van LLC
Join the wait list for 2024!