We Educate, We Inform, We Inspire!
Grind + Growth is a nonprofit organization that empowers, educates and inspires people in low-income areas throughout the St. Louis and Illinois region, to become successful business owners. Our services include three programs: The New Venture Business Development program, that teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to start, run and successfully manage a new venture. Operation CEO teaches children and youth ages 8-18 the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and our Business Trainings and Resources, that we provide free to the community. Our passion is creating successful business owners and an empowered community.
NEW VENTURE BUSINESS PROGRAM
To increase economic development by teaching financial literacy through experience based entrepreneurship training's, classes and resources to children, youth and adults in the St. Louis region.
We will help them pursue their dreams by harnessing their creativity and energy.
We will help them to transform their ideas into tangible enterprises that create economic and social value for a better world.
We will create a culture of innovation in the community and across the nation.
To be a leader in economic development by establishing innovative entrepreneurship classes, workshops and resources for the St. Louis region and beyond.
No matter a person's age, socioeconomic status, or experiences, we believe they have the power to impact and change the world.
Failure + Opportunity
Obstacles and setbacks are apart of the learning process. It is important to remain resilient and preserve through failures to reach success.
Everyone possesses the entrepreneurial spirit and we're dedicated to helping our children, youth and adults uncover and tap into this ability. We're very passionate about creating a confident community of leaders.
Creative and innovative ideas come from people of all backgrounds and experiences. We are committed and dedicated to igniting children, youth and adults potential despite their life circumstances.
Collaboration between people with different backgrounds, experiences and circumstances leads to innovative ideas and outside of the box solutions.