Let's Build Wealth Together.
Elevate/Elevar provides coaching, connections, capital, and capacity to St. Louis-based Black and Latinx founders and neighborhoods to close the racial wealth gap and build an economy that centers our collective wellbeing.
It’s Time to Create Conditions For Black and Latinx Communities To Control Our Own Resources.
“The racial wealth gap didn’t just happen. The forces that contributed to these gaps include the colonization of native lands, the institution of slavery, decades of state-sanctioned segregation, and a history of structural racism and discriminatory policies that boxed these groups of color out of the nation’s income and wealth creation machinery.” – Democracy Collaborative
Investment in BIPOC entrepreneurs' success is estimated to generate 1.1 million more businesses and 9 million more jobs. It would boost our national income by 300 billion dollars. You can read more about what we learned in our report, Dream of Change
WE believe wealth is POWER.
WE believe wealth is WELLBEING.
WE believe wealth is for the people, all people.