Our mission is to expand opportunities for the City’s low-income and unemployed residents assisting them to gain skills and credentials needed to succeed in the 21st Century economy, reduce income inequality, and break the cycle of intergenerational poverty in the City of Providence.
Business and Development Director
MBE/WBE Outreach Director
Confidential Asst to the Business Dev Director
Deputy Director of Economic Opportunity
Small Business Coordinator
For job-ready Providence residents looking for placement in open positions with First Source employers.
Support for small businesses or those interested in starting one, including grants, loans, and technical assistance.
Procurement Program connecting certified businesses with opportunities to sell their products and services.
In alignment with Mayor Elorza’s vision for a city with economic and educational opportunities for all.
Pprovide unemployed and under-employed Providence residents with the training and support necessary so that they can become reemployed by starting their own businesses.