Partners - United States

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is delivered through partnerships between local community colleges, business schools, Community Development Financial Institutions and leading nonprofit organizations.

Leading universities and business schools are building on, strengthening and developing a world-class curriculum to help small businesses grow and create jobs. They also provide training to faculty at community colleges and similar institutions to strengthen their capacity to deliver programming.

  • Babson College

  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Leading nonprofit organizations are contributing their knowledge and experience to help address the needs of small business owners and their communities.

  • Initiative for a Competitive Inner City

  • Greater Houston Partnership

  • Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

  • Houston Minority Supplier Development Council

  • National Federation of Independent Business

  • National Urban League

  • Urban League of Greater New Orleans

  • United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

  • University of Houston Small Business Development Center Network

Community Development Financial Partners provide capital for small business loans as well as pre- and post-financing technical assistance for program participants.