DC Community Carrot

Three Leading Entrepreneurship Training Programs Form EmpowerME Initiative to Support Underserved Entrepreneurs at All Stages of Development

After analysis of the entrepreneurship training ecosystem for underserved communities, leadership from three of Washington, D.C.'s most successful entrepreneurship training programs today announced creation of the EmpowerME (Empower More Entrepreneurs) Initiative, an effort to create a fully integrated, versatile, and holistic approach towards meeting the needs of underrepresented entrepreneurs.

DC Community Carrot Announces New Leadership and Expansion Based on Successful Outcome Report of First Cohort of Opportunity Youth Entrepreneur Training Participants

DC Community Carrot ("Carrot") has completed a seven-month pilot project to demonstrate the non-profit organization's ability to help DC's Out of School Youth to create their own businesses. The effort was funded by generous grants from the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) and the DC Department of Employment Services (DOES).