Awards & Certifications

Educate University is certified! The National Minority Supplier Development Council is one of the nation’s leading business membership organizations. The primary objective of the NMSDC is to bridge the gap between corporate America and minority-owned businesses. They are firm in their commitment to establishing and increasing growth opportunities for minority companies based on the principles of inclusion, the emergence of services and ideas, and sculpting the universal diversity landscape. Chartered in 1972, the NMSDC currently regulates increased possibilities for entrepreneurial development and minority business acquisitions.

The NEW ECONOMY Flow Fund is designed to support groundbreaking for-profit / for-purpose social enterprise organizations and individual changemakers committed to empowering human potential by providing services and products that advance a more just, sustainable, and equitable economy across communities and causes, markets and movements.

Social enterprises and entrepreneurial changemakers work to solve critical social problems and address basic unmet needs through innovation. Their entrepreneurial endeavors create systems change through regenerative economics, improving the lives of underserved or marginalized communities.

NEW ECONOMY received over 100+ proposals from social enterprise organizations and changemaker entrepreneurs across Los Angeles County. Ultimately, Educate University was a grant recipient for their innovative models that balanced mission and margin while demonstrating a breadth of experiences and skills, a spirit of innovation and creativity, and an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.