Growth Path

About Growth Path

Grow your minority or women-owned business with FREE expert advice.

Growth Path is a business advisory service designed to deliver hands-on expertise to minority and women owned small businesses in areas of financial management, human resources, sales, and marketing. Each cohort consist of 20 businesses and receive 20 hours of consulting from a local small business advisor. 


Business Advisory Service Areas

Selected business owners receive 20 hours of coaching from business experts in one of the three areas:

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Sales & Marketing

Financial Management

Human Resources

Our Impact On Businesses

The Minority Revolving Loan Fund for Growth Path Participants

As a Growth Path program participant, you are eligible for a small business loan through the HEF Minority Loan Fund. Loan amounts can range from $10,000 to $50,000 at a 5% fixed interest rate. For more information, contact one of our HEF loan officers at

Requirements for Admission

In business for at least 1 year
Annual revenues of $150K to $10M
At least 1 employee + owner
Located in Upper Manhattan

Growth Path is supported by

Need business financing, resources, or guidance?

Call (212) 749-0900 ext. 110

Harlem Entrepreneurial Fund

361 West 125th Street, Fl 2

New York, NY 10027


(212) 749-0900 x 110


HEF is a United States Treasury-Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) providing micro-financing to minority small business owners in Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood and the Bronx.

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