Our Mission

Mission Statement

Ventures empowers individuals with limited resources and unlimited potential to improve their lives through small business ownership.

Core Values

Community – We work with a spirit of teamwork and collaboration, while always supporting clients with compassion.
Client-Success – We let clients’ needs govern our decisions and interactions, with the ultimate goal of clients’ business development.
Empowerment – We trust each other’s expertise and leadership abilities, while providing clients with the tools they need to achieve their own success.
Integrity – We operate sustainably and responsibly, while promoting ethically strong small business development.
Diversity – We respect each other’s different backgrounds, strengths, and work styles, while adapting programs to serve a diversity of business types and cultural backgrounds.
Innovation -We appreciate and welcome new ideas, while encouraging clients to think outside the box.

Ten Year Vision

Ventures is a national leader in microenterprise development, offering effective programming, sustainable operations, and innovative growth strategies to create an always-increasing impact on our community. Because of Ventures, all individuals who seek to succeed as small business owners have access to the tools and resources they need to enable them to increase their incomes and achieve financial stability.