The Alliance for Community Development (ACD) brings start-up founders and business owners expert business knowledge, growth practices and connections to financial and other resources.
Our mission is to increase access to capital for growth companies with diverse leadership through dynamic forums, conferences and programs.
We welcome all entrepreneurs to our programs and focus on growing companies of all sizes with diverse leadership. The organization is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization with the mission to increase access to capital for growth companies with diverse management.
8th Annual BACC Conference Now Planned for February, 2016
11:30 am – 6:30 pm
Kaiser Center Auditorium, 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA
Feedback on the 2014 BACC7 Conference:
- Great content! I met some people I plan on working with!
- I loved the Pitch Showcase, I learn by example.
- Thank you, very informative and entertaining.
PROPEL Small Business Growth Program
The PROPEL 2015 Cohort Group will graduate on October 15 at the Cannery Cafe in Hayward !
The PROPEL Small Business Growth Program is one of the few programs in the nation dedicated to growing existing businesses over $1 million in gross revenue. Since PROPEL launched in 2008, 7% of the graduates crossed $1million in revenue which is at least three times the national average for women and diverse business owners.(Forbes April, 2015)
We will celebrate as we did last year at the Cannery Cafe in Hayward operated by Blue Heron Inc, PROPEL graduates in 2011. Join us to celebrate the businesses completing the program in 2015. Enjoy the delicious locaaly sourced food from Blue Heron Inc. who are graduates of the 2011 cohort group.
Thank you for your help in changing lives!