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CONVENE. CONNECT. COLLABORATE.
The Create Campaign, Inc. features a series of original programs that bring diverse entrepreneurs together with service partners to help strengthen minority business ownership.
Prosper Community Contractor Collective
Virtual business consulting
Create Campaign, Inc. provides free virtual business consulting by appointment-only.
Topics covered may include:
MARTIN PRINGLE is teaming up with Create Campaign, Inc. to offer legal clinics for entrepreneurs seeking insight on business matters.
30-minute appointments are available. All sessions take place at
FOUNDERS' GROVE, 2333 E. 21ST ST. N.
A non-refundable $25 booking fee is required to secure your space.
Appointments are for informational purposes only as a community service but not as an attorney/client relationship.
Terms and conditions apply.
An initiative for small & emerging minority-owned Wichita area contractors in disciplines including: lawncare • hauling • painting • electrical • and small repair companies
All spaces for the 2020 cohort have now been filled.
In an effort to provide ongoing professional development and training to minority businesses, Create Campaign, Inc. presents Prosper. This initiative provides contractor education in collaboration with Kansas Business Services.
Participating contractors will then be eligible to bid on home and neighborhood improvement projects generated by residents who have been impacted by the installation of transmission lines in central-northeast Wichita.
Those residents will assist Create Campaign, Inc. in awarded funded contracts to companies participating in the Prosper Community Contractor Collective.
Additional details about community notification and the awards process will be posted soon. Original meeting plans have been postponed due to restrictions on gatherings.
CONTRACTOR PARTICIPANT CRITERIA
Must be a legally-structured, for-profit entity as defined by the Kansas Secretary of State's Office and/or operate using an EIN
Must have a minimum of one-year in business
Must show business activity in 2019
Must be a Wichita, Kansas-based company
Should be a socially disadvantaged company as described by the U.S. Small Business Administration
Must carry business insurance
Must agree to the terms and conditions of program
Must pay enrollment fee of $50, which covers materials and meals
The Prosper Community Contractor Collective is funded by the
Evergy Investment Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation with additional funding support from Koch Industries
PROSPER COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
This project will fund exterior home improvement and property improvement projects submitted by homeowners at no cost to them. More than 350 homeowners in the Wichita, KS project area submitted applications for consideration.
Project area: Zip codes 67208, 67214 and 67219 within the following boundaries:
North: 21st St.; South: Central; East: Oliver; West: I-135.
More than $50,000 in repair projects have been approved. Work began in August 2020.
Prosper is made possible by the Evergy Community Investment Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation with additional funding support of the Koch Industries.
What People Are Saying About the
- I am so grateful to have had an opportunity to attend a Create Campaign forum. I discovered several valuable resources and it was comforting to know that there is a great support system for small business owners here in Wichita.
- When I hear the words Create Campaign I think small business empowerment; small business information; build your network. I have learned the difference between a small business and a hobby. I have several new contacts and ideas on how to create my new small business when I'm ready. Knowledge is power. I had no idea there was so much help here for small business development!
- I look forward each year because it inspires me to set goals and follow my dreams.
- I must find funding. It's time for me to take off. I am grateful for the access of information.
- ...it helped me really understand the next steps I need to take to grow my business.
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Create Campaign Speakers
Create Campaign participants are exposed to top industry experts and cutting-edge entrepreneurs.
Here are a few of our most recent keynote speakers, workshop leaders and panelists.
Founder and CEO at KingFit
Seed Law, LLC
Kansas City, MO
Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce
AB&C Bilingual Resources, LLC
Attorneys at Law
Apples & Arrows
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
La Raza, Inc.