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Dempsey Foster is pleased to announce its partnership with Idaho Connect Community Navigators and honor its continued relationship with Idaho Women’s Business Center.
The Idaho Women’s Business Center (IWBC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is “to serve all women, cultures and communities in achieving their educational, professional and entrepreneurial goals.” IWBC educates, trains, and provides support to women, minorities, immigrants and their families to obtain successful business ownership and employment. https://www.idahowomen.org
The Idaho Connect Community Navigator Pilot Program is a collaborative program whose goal to provide a collective impact to these important community members through a “hub and spoke” model. IWBC acts as the “hub” and eight community organizations act as the “spokes” to create a team of community organizations committed to identifying and supporting underserved and under resourced entrepreneurs in Idaho.
Idaho Connect’s network of partner organizations provides financial, digital, and legal literacy, while increasing cultural knowledge and awareness. Idaho Connect leverages partnerships with deeply trusted community-based organizations to help small businesses navigate government opportunities and tap into additional critical SBA resources. Idaho Connect also provides access to other resources and partners to better serve Latinx, Black, Native American, Veteran, and Women-Owned businesses who provide a lifeline to local, state, national and global economies. https://www.idahoconnect.org/
Dempsey Foster is thrilled to be one of the partner organizations working with Idaho Connect and IWBC to support and provide equal access and opportunity to resources and capital so that these entrepreneurs can pursue their own venture and mission.