Economically Empowering Black Businesses

You can make a difference by donating today to VA Black Business Directory (VABBD).

The Virginia Black Business Directory (VABBD) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to amplifying the exposure of our members while advancing the economic development and social equities of black business owners. The mission is to bridge the gap in wealth by fostering the inclusion of businesses owned by people of color, connecting directory members to consumers through community collaboration, and providing business education training and resource navigation to small businesses or aspiring entrepreneurs.

Your donation will be used to stabilize and expand program opportunities:

  • Three (3) Small Business Grants: Total needed $3000
  • Three (3) Small Business Grants: Total needed $3000
  • Hire Twenty (20) Paid staff at $20 per hour to work the Virginia Black Business Expo: $12,000 needed
  • Increase Awareness regarding the importance of attending the Expo through digital & print marketing: $15,000
  • Development of a Business Accelerator Program - investment TBD

You can amplify our ability to economically empower Black Businesses by making a donation today. Our organization invested $96,000 into the community in 2021; this amount increased to over $150,000 in 2022; our goal is to bridge the gap in economic disparity by offering various educational support services and funding opportunities.

All donations are tax-deductible. #BlackBusinessGrant #vabbd #vablackbusinessdirectory #vablackbusinessexpo

The Virginia Black Business Directory (VABBD) does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include but are not limited to hiring and firing staff, selecting volunteers and vendors, and providing services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all staff members, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.


  • Dr. Crystal Harmon 
    • $500 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
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VA Black Business Directory 
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