MicroMentor Corporate Engagement Program
Does Your Company Want to Help Small Businesses Grow and Create Jobs?
MicroMentor’s Corporate Engagement Program offers corporations a range of opportunities for supporting small businesses and local economic development initiatives, including skills-based employee volunteering and sponsorship of location- and sector-specific MicroMentor programs and events.
About MicroMentor's Corporate Engagement Program
MicroMentor works with corproations such as Nike, IBM, Citigroup, and Western Union to engage their employees as volunteer business mentors and provide them with professional development training in effective mentoring practices. We offer our corporate partners an online member community, our program management portal and toolkit, customized marketing materials, and training for program managers and participants, with customized programming and training also available. In addition, MicroMentor offers sponsorship opportunities for inititatives to promote entrepreneurship, business mentoring, and business-focused volunteerism within targeted geographies, populations (e.g., Women or Youth), and sectors (e.g., Food and Farming or Social Enterprise).
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Business Mentoring Works
MicroMentor volunteers directly impact individual entrepreneurs and collectively foster sustainable economic development in disadvantaged communities across the nation. Data from our most recent business outcomes report shows the impressive impact of personalized business mentoring and advising, with participating entrepreneurs reporting:
- An increase in median annual business sales of $15,390, or 75%.
- A 68% increase in the number of jobs provided by their enterprises.
- An 87% business survival rate in comparison to the U.S. national average, which is 66%.
- 16 hours of mentoring on average, with 43% still receiving mentoring after one year.
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