Who will I be helping?

Who will I be helping?

Nearly 40,000 underrepresented entrepreneurs have signed up to get help for businesses in all industries, including fashion, food, beauty, health and wellness, consulting, and more!


70%

identify as women

60%

identify as Black

90%

report low income

80%

identify as people of color


We also serve young entrepreneurs who are formerly incarcerated, formerly in foster care, immigrants, veterans, LGBTQ+, and other groups statistically underrepresented in entrepreneurship.

Top 5 problems

“I don’t know how to market my business so I can get new sales ”
“I want to be held accountable for my goals and progress”
“I don’t have anyone to talk to about my business”
“I’m looking for creative ways to fund my business”
“I need help identifying next steps ”

Would I make a good volunteer?

Ask yourself. Do I have a desire to help and establish meaningful relationships with underrepresented young entrepreneurs?

The entrepreneurs in our community are looking for everything from encouragement and soft skill development to business planning and more technical help. Business professionals of all levels of experience are welcome and can make a difference! Volunteer FAQ.

How it works

Complete a profile

Step 1:
Complete a profile

To become a mentor and start supporting entrepreneurs, sign up now and add as much information as you can. We’ll then suggest matches for entrepreneurs and they’ll be able to connect with you.

Message and collaborate

Step 2:
Message and collaborate

Once signed up, you can message and meet with entrepreneurs. You’ll be able to give advice and collaborate with emerging entrepreneurs to help grow their business.

Celebrate your wins!

Step 3:
Celebrate your wins!

With our Business Tracker you can help identify how to grow entrepreneur’s businesses and once completed celebrate these wins. You’ll also be able to vote for your favorite entrepreneurs to win our monthly grants.

Swati Chakraborty

“The human touch. That’s the secret sauce. By helping them, they were helping me to recharge. If you are inspired by helping people achieve their own dreams then this is for you!”

Swati Chakraborty, Volunteer
Technology Manager, Strategy & Consulting, New York, NY

Success Stories

Success Stories
Kerry Miller

Custom Eyes by Kerry | West Bend, WI   “Sky’s the Limit has helped me with business tools and support. I have more to learn yet and

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Joshua Funches

National Youth Bike Council | Philadelphia, PA   “Sky’s the Limit works. The access to connections and the way the program is set up

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Aaron Robles

Founders Spark | Fort Wayne, IN   In his first year, Aaron got grant money from Sky’s the Limit, and now Founders Spark is having a

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Noel McKenzie

Represented Foundation | New York, NY   Working with Sky’s the Limit and talking with several mentors, Noel had thought partners as

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Ifechukwude Arah

N.W.A.D | College Park, MD   With Sky’s the Limit, Ifechukwude has been able to formalize her business plans and achieve milestones

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Andrew Floreza

HELPING FOOD TRUCK | Food Service | Denver, CO   “Hardest thing I’ve ever done and I couldn’t have done it without Sky’s the

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Ready to make a meaningful impact in just 1 - 2 hours a month?

Ready to make a meaningful impact in just 1 - 2 hours a month?

Join one of our weekly volunteer interest meetings as we walk through the program and show you how the platform works.

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