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Rhode Island Black Business Association Receives $50,000 Donation from Partnership for Rhode Island

Funds celebrate RIBBA’s 10 year anniversary and mark a greater investment in supporting organizations that promote racial equity Providence, RI March 31, 2021.  The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA), a 10 year-old non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the business opportunities and vitality of Black-owned businesses in RI, is pleased to announce a charitable contribution […]

Business Highlight: Papi’s Coquito

Papi’s Coquito started as a hobby bringing coquito, a coconut liquor beverage that originated in Puerto Rico, to the homes of friends of families. Victor Regino, one of the founders, wanted to find a way to keep his grandmother’s recipe alive, and began making this special drink for his friends. It became so in-demand that […]

Content Writer: Volunteer Opportunity

RIBBA is looking for a content writer to collect and share their organization’s impact. This position will be responsible for style and format consistency across all projects communicating to create the best content possible. This role will be part time and voluntary.  Skills: Exceptional Communication Skills Exceptional writing and storytelling skills Position Overview: Reaching out to community members who’ve […]

International Women’s Day: Cynthia Scott

  As Women’s History Month approached, the team at RIBBA didn’t have to deliberate much about who to honor and spotlight this year. Cynthia Scott has been a volunteer and Board Member with RIBBA for many years. She’s supported the organization in a variety of capacities, focusing intensely on ways to support and grow Black […]

Fundraising Specialist – Volunteer Opportunity

The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the business opportunities and vitality of Black-owned and minority businesses in Rhode Island through access to capital, contracting, business development resources, entrepreneur training, business advocacy, meaningful investor services, and workforce development.  RIBBA is made up of individuals and businesses of all […]

Membership Chair – Volunteer Opportunity

The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the business opportunities and vitality of Black-owned and minority businesses in Rhode Island through access to capital, contracting, business development resources, entrepreneur training, business advocacy, meaningful investor services, and workforce development.  RIBBA is made up of individuals and businesses of all […]

Advocacy & Policy Committee – Volunteer Opportunity

Your voice is needed now. For way too long, minority communities have been left out of resources, opportunities and decision-making. We say no more. The Rhode Island Black Business Association’s (RIBBA) historic and groundbreaking work in the advocacy and policy space has created awareness of the plight of small businesses in Rhode Island. Still, more […]

The Rhode Island Black Business Association is Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for students entering college or university will be accepted until May 27, 2021. Providence, RI – February 23, 2021 – The Rhode Island Black Business Association, and its charitable arm that focuses on empowerment and training related activities – the Institute of Economic Empowerment & Development (IEED), are now accepting applications for their […]