In the coming year, DC will be seeing the roll-out of an area branch for Operation HOPE, a

program
aims to increases the number of young Americans involved in small
business and entrepreneurship, as well nurturing the development of
small businesses across America’s underserved communities.  – See more
at: http://www.operationhope.org/entrepreneurship#sthash.JVzYpbFV.dpuf
program
aims to increases the number of young Americans involved in small
business and entrepreneurship, as well nurturing the development of
small businesses across America’s underserved communities.  – See more
at: http://www.operationhope.org/entrepreneurship#sthash.JVzYpbFV.dpuf
program
aims to increases the number of young Americans involved in small
business and entrepreneurship, as well nurturing the development of
small businesses across America’s underserved communities.  – See more
at: http://www.operationhope.org/entrepreneurship#sthash.JVzYpbFV.dpuf

program that aims to increases the number of young Americans involved in small business and entrepreneurship, as well nurturing the development of small businesses across America’s underserved communities.

The nonprofit describes themselves thusly:

The
Operation HOPE Small Business Empowerment Program is designed for
aspiring entrepreneurs from low-wealth neighborhoods. We combine
business training and financial counseling with lending services so our
clients get all the tools and resources they need to make their dreams a
reality.

Our program uplifts underserved neighborhoods by promoting our clients’
success and fueling the creation of jobs within the community. Through
partnerships with over 25 direct lenders nationwide, we provide access
to a wide range of small business loan options as well as crucial
business services, training, information, and resources

– See more at: http://www.operationhope.org/small-business#sthash.YVKoCovU.dpuf

The Operation HOPE Small Business Empowerment Program is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs from low-wealth neighborhoods. We combine business training and financial counseling with lending services so our clients get all the tools and resources they need to make their dreams a reality.

Our program uplifts underserved neighborhoods by promoting our clients’ success and fueling the creation of jobs within the community. Through partnerships with over 25 direct lenders nationwide, we provide access to a wide range of small business loan options as well as crucial business services, training, information, and resources