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Homegrown Success
Elevating Economies One Entrepreneur At A Time

IIF in partnership with DMMSI & Legacy Builders has created the Virtual Entrepreneurship Development Program

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The partnership between the Impact Innovation Foundation and DMMSI to provide the Virtual Entrepreneurship Development Program is strategically aligned with IIF's mission to foster economic development and innovation. IIF brings a commitment to supporting startups and  creating opportunities that can scale across communities. DMMSI, with its expertise in providing comprehensive business services, complements IIF's objectives by contributing specialized knowledge in strategic planning, project management, and technology solutions. This allows IIF to not only support budding entrepreneurs with business fundamentals, but also with advanced technological tools and strategies that are critical in today's digital marketplace.

This Program has been designed to empower individuals in high-poverty areas in California and across 24 counties throughout the nation by facilitating the establishment of home-based businesses through virtual training, community support, and mentorship. This program aims not only to generate income for families, but also contribute to the economic growth of their communities.

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Focus Areas

California Areas

  • Central Valley & Sierra Areas

  • Inland Empire Area

  • Los Angeles County

  • Sacramento County

  • San Diego County

  • San Jose County

Across The Nation

  • Allendale County, SC

  • Buffalo County, SD

  • Clay County, GA

  • Corson County, SD

  • East Carroll Parish, LA

  • Greene County, AL

  • Holmes County, MS

  • Humphreys County, MS

Across The Nation

  • Issaquena County, MS

  • Jackson County, KY

  • Knox County, KY

  • Leflore County, MS

  • McDowell County, WV

  • Mellette County, SD

  • Menominee County, WI

  • Owsley County, KY

Across The Nation

  • Perry County, AL

  • Phillips County, AR

  • Shannon County, SD

  • Sioux County, ND

  • Stewart County, GA

  • Todd County, SD

  • Wilcox County, AL

  • Ziebach County, SD

Overview

The primary objective of the Virtual Entrepreneurship Development Program is to empower individuals living in economically disadvantaged areas to create and sustain home-based businesses. The program utilizes virtual platforms for delivering training and support, making it accessible to a wide audience without the constraints of a physical location. The program actively engages with community leaders and organizations to identify and recruit potential participants.  Our goal is to directly contribute to the economic upliftment of individuals and communities by creating new income opportunities and fostering a sustainable economic environment.

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Business Online Training

Program provides a robust series of online workshops that tackle essential business skills, steps tp set up home-business, digital marketing, and compliance fundamentals necessary for starting and running a home-based business. 

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Home-Based Business

Participants receive a digital startup kit that include essential tools to get their business off the ground. These resources include sales funnels, a website, initial marketing materials, and customer acquisition strategies.

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Financial Freedom Formula

Program provides a robust series of online workshops and resources to learn how to build a $20M Portfolio. Participants learn how becoming an entrepreneur can raise their intrinsic value and income.

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Digital Growth Community Support

Participants can interact, share resources, and support one another. This network serves as a platform for further learning and encouragement through regular interactions with peers and leaders of the program.

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- One Time $1,500 Fee -
Financing & Scholarships Available

Lifetime Program Access

The program is funded through participant fees, grants, and sponsorships from corporations interested in supporting economic development in underprivileged areas. The average duration for a participant to complete the training is 12 months with lifetime access to the community, our support, and training materials.

Program Benefits

Economic Impact

The program directly contributes to the economic upliftment of individuals and communities by creating new income opportunities and fostering a sustainable economic environment.

Scalability & Virtual

The virtual nature of the program allows for scalability, enabling it to reach a large number of participants across diverse geographical locations.

Empowerment

The program equips participants with the necessary skills and confidence to become economically self-sufficient and to emerge as entrepreneurial leaders within their communities.

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We equip every participant with the necessary skills and confidence to become economically self-sufficient and to emerge as entrepreneurial leaders within their communities.

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