Black Business Equity Fund

With a goal of raising a minimum of $1.5 million per year for the next three years, the BBEF would allocate $750,000 to seed a new cash grant program to support Black-owned businesses during the pandemic, and the other $750,000 to fund training, technical assistance, programming, and build organizational capacity for Tabor 100 and the Tabor Economic Development Hub.
$ 4500000 Funding Allocated

Over the next three years

Mission Statement

Tabor 100 is an association of entrepreneurs and business advocates who are committed to economic power, educational excellence and social equity for African-Americans and the community at large.

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Tabor 100 Gala - 9/30/23

Tabor 100 is returning to the Convention Center for the 22nd Annual Captains of Industry Gala!  September 30th 2023. Click the image for more info!

Technical Assistance

Grow Your Business

Tabor 100 is committed to increasing economic opportunity for our members. Apply below to be matched with relevant consultants in Tabor 100’s business ecosystem who can help you expand your business.

45Camp Jumpstart Weekend at Tabor 100

Jumpstart Weekend is an immersive in-person workshop exploring entrepreneurship and ways to build a climate tech business. Developed by VertueLab in collaboration with Tabor 100, the workshop takes place over three days and will provide hands-on training, mentorship, and valuable connections within the climate tech community. The aim of Jumpstart Weekend is to increase accessibility to entrepreneurship, so tickets are at no-cost and prior knowledge of climate tech is not required. Join us for a weekend of curiosity, innovation, and inspiration!
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Applications open now!

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The Liberty Project

Growing out of Mayor Harrell’s One Seattle Initiative to “build a thriving, innovative, and equitable city we are all proud to call home,” the Liberty Project Seattle is a collaboration between The City of Seattle, Tabor 100, the Consulting and Business Development Center at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, and the Business Foundry at Seattle University’s Albers School of Business.

Our goal is to grow Black/African American-owned businesses to earn 7.9% of business revenues in Seattle which will match the 7.9% of Seattle’s population who are Black/African American.

Tabor 100

Officers & Board Members

The Tabor 100 Board is comprised of business and community leaders dedicated to the mission and vision of Tabor 100.

Benefits of the Tabor 100 Business Center

Workforce development and CWA/PLA supports including recruitment and connections into education and workforce training for minorities, women and particularly African-American business, and support to guide WMBE firms for successful work and union partnerships within the PLA/CWA environments.

WMBE support including back-office services at subsidized rates, rental office space, “hot desk” and collaborative spaces, and support resources.

Large meeting spaces sufficient for gathering, general meetings, and large events.

What we Offer our Members

Training

Connection to licensing, bonds, insurance, and capital

Technical Assistance

Gain valuable resources and shared expertise to grow your business

Networking Opportunities

Grow your network by interacting with other business owners in the Tabor 100 network

Bids & Opportunites

Find and evaluate your best bid opportunities, Conduct quality control reviews of your draft bids and RFPs

Subcontracting Opportunities

Share your expertise with other businesses in our ecosystem as a technical assistance subcontractor

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Education and Training

Tabor 100 is dedicated to education and training for minorities throughout the community. As part of that commitment, Tabor 100 has established scholarships to help students pursue excellence and opportunities in the local community. We encourage students to consider the scholarships below and to pursue their excellence in education.

Scholarship Programs

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