Vivian’s Door CEO named one of five AARP “Purpose Prize” Award winners

by Javaughnae Malone September 26, 2023 219

Mobile, Ala. – Mobilian Janice Malone has been selected as one of AARP’s 2024 “Purpose Prize” Award winners. Malone is the executive director of Vivian’s Door, an economic justice nonprofit with the mission of helping African-American businesses grow, scale, and reinvest in their communities. The “AARP Purpose Prize Award” honors individuals who use their knowledge and […]

Minority Biz Highlights

Black Music Month Dre Day

by Admin January 31, 2022 1,270

We here at Vivian’s Door wanted to share the stories of people making waves in the Music Industry! D’Andre “Dre” Day is leading a musical revolution in Mobile, Alabama. The talent consultant/management founded his signature entertainment business called; “Song 4 Song” in 2019. For D’Andre, music comes; naturally, he has such an intense love for music, in […]

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Business Grants and Funding

by Javaughnae Malone January 24, 2023 6,424

Issue No. 002 1863 Ventures’ 3R’s Program is accepting applications from Black and Brown founders with businesses impacted by Covid-19. Deadline: Rolling. APPLY HERE. Barclays US Consumer Bank is hosting the Barclays Small Business Big Wins grant, giving small business owners a chance to win up to $60,000 to help fund their businesses. To be considered, applicants should submit a […]


Congratulations to Our LIFT Together We Rise Business Blueprint Cohort 1

by Javaughnae Malone September 20, 2023 39

Congratulations to all the entrepreneurs who completed and graduated from our ten-week LIFT Together We Rise Business Blueprint Cohort. Alexandra Day: Brighter Day Teeth Whitening @brighter_daytws Charisse Johnson, MSN, FNP-C: Snatched n Spirit Christon O’Cain: Barbara Ann Rentals, LLC Courtney Clemons Ross: Salon 34 Too Beauty Academy @salon34_toobeauty_academy Karen Lewis: A Choice & A Chance […]