In a recent discussion on The Business of Giving, Jane Veron, CEO of The Acceleration Project (TAP), articulates the unique mission of her non-profit organization, which is dedicated to supporting small businesses, a sector she describes as “the engine of our economy.” Veron highlights the challenges small businesses face, particularly access to essential services and capital, underscoring TAP’s strategic approach to providing targeted assistance. The organization’s innovative model utilizes pro bono consultants to offer professional expertise, ensuring impactful use of donor funds and cultural competence in its operations. Veron’s commitment to empowering small business owners with knowledge and resources exemplifies TAP’s role in not only aiding individual businesses but also in strengthening broader communities.
The Acceleration Project or TAP is the nonprofit organization that accelerates small business growth. Their business consulting services empower under-resourced entrepreneurs in order to create a more inclusive economy. And here to tell us more about their model and how this work is done is Jane Veron, the co-founder and CEO of The Acceleration Project.