Elevate Your Business

Elevate Your Business

Franchise Fund is a multi-year commitment by the Golden State Warriors, United Airlines, and WRMSDC to provide Corporate-readiness training and MBE certification to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses.


  • The applicant’s business must be physically located and headquartered in Northern California in the Golden State Warriors Marketing Territory.
  • The applicant must meet minority business enterprises certification requirements.
  • Be at least 51 percent owned and controlled by U.S. citizen(s) of ethnic minority.
  • Must be managed and controlled by individual(s) belonging to the following groups:
    African-American/Black; Hispanic/Latino-American; Native American; Asian-Pacific American; and Asian-Indian American.
  • Must be a for-profit enterprise and physically located in the U.S. or its trust territories.
  • The applicant’s business must be a business entity in good standing in California.
  • The applicant has been operating for one or more years
  • The applicant’s business must employ less than 20 full time employees.
  • The applicant must be an owner of the business.
  • The applicant must be at least age 18 years or older.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Letters of recommendation and supporting materials
  • Ability to generate employment
  • Strength of proven and/or potential community impact
  • Capacity to provide goods and services to Fortune 500 corporations or their prime suppliers
  • Capacity for growth





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