Diverse Business

At UPS our purpose is moving our world forward by delivering what matters – and doing that in an equitable and just way. That’s why we’re committed to engaging with and supporting women-owned and diverse-owned businesses.

About UPS Ignite

Many talented entrepreneurs don’t have access to the knowledge, capital and networks they need to succeed. In partnership with several leading organizations, UPS Ignite is providing access to the resources and tools diverse entrepreneurs need to help grow their business. Learn more about our partners and how to apply for programs below. 

Our Partners

Accion Opportunity Fund

The Accion Opportunity Fund works to create an inclusive, healthy financial system by offering grants and small business loans in a range of sizes as well as educational resources, coaching and support networks in English and Spanish.

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Beyond CEO Coaching

Beyond CEO Coaching provides 12 months of one-to-one CEO to CEO coaching with experienced, tenured CEO coaches in different industries.

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The Lonely Entrepreneur

The Lonely Entrepreneur and the Black Entrepreneur initiative offer more than 500 online learning modules, hundreds of business templates, one-to-one and group coaching and the opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs.

Apply here
Application period open April 17 – Dec 31, 2023

Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

The Kellogg School of Management – one of the top five MBA programs in the U.S. – offers a live virtual executive education curriculum in marketing strategy, digital marketing, data and analytics, financial analysis, leadership, and supply chain and logistics.

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