2021 GRABB Awards

Wealthy Theatre 1130 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Join us the evening of December 2nd we are excited to present our Annual GRABB Awards Reception. The GRABB Awards Reception is a one-of-a-kind, event designed to recognize those contributing to the forward progress of our community and advance the work of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses. The GRABB Awards were created to recognize, affirm […]

$50.00

GRABB & Go Feb ’22

Join us for this month's meeting featuring Regional Director of the West Michigan SBDC Ed Garner. Learn about the $409M to small businesses through Afflicted Business Relief Grant from State of Michigan and more.  The GRABB & Go Meeting are for Current and Aspiring Black Entrepreneurs. GRABB & Go Meetings were created to provide Black […]

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GRABB Breakfast May ’22

Start Garden 40 Pearl St NW #200, Grand Rapids, MI

As Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses continue to build up Black businesses and Black entrepreneurial culture in Grand Rapids and beyond, GRABB is excited to announce our continuation development series, the GRABB Breakfast. GRABB Breakfasts are a morning Chalk Talk and Development series for dreamers, makers, innovators, and current/aspiring business owners. This series not only […]

GRABB & Go May

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. 29 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI

Join us for this month's meeting featuring Evette Pittman! Evette Pittman is Manager, Office of Special Events. for the City of Grand Rapids. Learn about Opportunities and Resources offered by the City of Grand Rapids' Office of Special Events.   The City of Grand Rapids is offering financial support for any events or activations happening […]

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GRABB Breakfast Series: Build and Grow

Start Garden 40 Pearl St NW #200, Grand Rapids, MI

As Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses continue to build up Black businesses and Black entrepreneurial culture in Grand Rapids and beyond, GRABB is excited to announce our continuation development series, the GRABB Breakfast. GRABB Breakfasts are a morning Chalk Talk and Development series for dreamers, makers, innovators, and current/aspiring business owners. This series not only […]

Sankofa Mixer and Pop-up Marketplace

The 1530 1530 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI

We are excited to announce this year's GRABB Sankofa Mixer & Pop-up marketplace! Sankofa means "one must return to the past in order to move forward." Thus the Akan believe that the past serves as a guide for planning the future. To the Akan, it is this wisdom in learning from the past which ensures […]

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30 Days 30 Dollars Challenge

The 30 Days 30 Dollars challenge aims to promote Black-owned businesses across the city and increase capital flow to neighborhoods they are located in. GRABB Local economic empowerment initiative primarily seeks to raise the community's awareness of Black-owned businesses while increasing the capital flowing to these businesses. Secondly, our intent is to aid in the […]

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GRABB MOBB Southern Smoke

4023 Division sw Grand Rapids, MI 49548 4023 Division SW, Grand Rapids, MI

What happens when conscious consumers crowd and support black-owned businesses? How would local black-owned businesses benefit from that exposure? We're going to answer these questions by launching GRABB Mobbs! A GRABB Mobb is an intentional and focused effort to support black-owned businesses in the Greater Grand Rapids Area on a specific day. It's basically a […]

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GRABB MOBB GRNoir Wine and Jazz

GRNoir Wine & Jazz 35 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI

What happens when conscious consumers crowd and support black-owned businesses? How would local black-owned businesses benefit from that exposure? We’re going to answer these questions by launching GRABB Mobbs! A GRABB Mobb is an intentional and focused effort to support black-owned businesses in the Greater Grand Rapids Area on a specific day. It’s basically a […]

GRABB Breakfast October ’22

Mercantile Bank 310 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids

As we (Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses) continue to build up to Black businesses and Black entrepreneurial culture in Grand Rapids and beyond. We are excited to announce our next development series the GRABB Breakfast. GRABB Breakfasts is a morning Chalk Talk and Development series for dreamers, makers, innovators, and current/aspiring business owners. This series […]

GRABB Awards 2022

Morenas 4470 Breton Rd SE, Kentwood, MI

The evening of December 9th we are excited to present our Annual GRABB Awards Reception. The GRABB Awards Reception is a one-of-a-kind, event designed to recognize those contributing to the forward progress of our community and advance the work of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses which aims to foster an economy that supports the revitalization […]

$50.00

January GRABB Connects

Start Garden 40 Pearl St NW #200, Grand Rapids, MI

New Year, New Levels! Join us for the first GRABB Connects Meeting of 2023 for networking, food and drinks!! GRABB Connects are opportunities for current and future entrepreneurs to gather together for delicious appetizers, drinks, and music while exchanging social capital and hearing what’s happening with GRABB. GRABB Connects also features Content Corners. Content Corners […]

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