Community Economic Development

In community economic development, Propeller’s Impact Accelerator focuses on supporting Black and Brown entrepreneurs growing brick-and-mortar businesses, creating jobs, and building community along the Broad Street corridor.

Propeller will prioritize applicants who apply by the early deadline of June 16.

Early Deadline: June 16
Final Deadline: June 30
Program Dates: August 6 - December 6

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Key Dates

Applicant Webinar: Tuesday, June 11, 12:00-12:30pm | RSVP
Applicant Happy Hour: Friday, June 14, 5:30-7:30pm | RSVP
Applicant Webinar: Thursday, June 20, 5:30-6:00pm | RSVP
Applicant Q&A: Thursday, June 27, 5:30-7:30pm | RSVP

Program Eligibility

  • For-profit
  • Operating or opening a brick-and-mortar storefront
  • Headquartered on or along Broad Street
  • Majority (50%+) owned by person(s) of color

Success Story

Nola Organic Mani-Pedi Spa

NOLA Organic Spa

When Sonjauh joined Propeller's Accelerator, she was working to elevate and grow her organic, healing spa on Broad Street. During the program, they revised their pricing and payment to better reflect the value of their services and increase staff retention. They were recently named the best day spa and wellness center in the state by Travel Noire.

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