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  • Watch: Removing Barriers to Equity in the Banking System

    CEO Rustum Southwell speaks to Global News about BBI's key role in a national diversity and inclusion project.

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  • News: Black Business Initiative Supports Goals of Federal Black Entrepreneurship Fund

    Interim CEO Rustum Southwell discusses the influx of support for Black business and how BBI is adapting during COVID-19.

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  • News: Black Lives Matter 'awoke many folks,' says Black business organization as it marks 25 years

    Rustum Southwell speaks to CBC about how the Black Lives Matter movement is impacting BBI, and how BBI supports Black business owners.

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  • Watch: BBI celebrates 25 years

    COO Matthew Martel speaks to Global News about BBI's 25 years of achievement and its next phase of business development.

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  • SBCCI Capacity Building Grant: Learn more

    Find out more about various types of funding for Black-led not-for-profits.

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  • We're Hiring: Entrepreneurial Engagement Managers

    Applications are being accepted for Entrepreneurial Engagement Managers (EEMs).

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Financial Assistance

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