Rhode Island’s Community Navigator Program
A trusted local ecosystem to advance and empower
Rhode Island’s Historically Excluded Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
The Community Navigator Program has carefully selected 5 business support organizations in the state of Rhode Island with professional expertise that will connect entrepreneurs and small businesses to critical resources in the community.
Together, we empower and equip historically excluded entrepreneurs and small businesses across Rhode Island with the necessary tools to build sustainable, resilient, high-growth businesses with positive impacts on their communities.
Free Technical Assistance in the areas of:
Business & Strategic Planning
Operations & Growth
How It Works
Tell us about yourself and your business’s needs and challenges
Get matched with one or more of our community navigators
Attend trainings, workshops, one-on-one technical assistance support
Share your feedback and continue thriving
Hope & Main empowers an inclusive community of entrepreneurs to jumpstart and cultivate thriving food businesses that are the foundation of a more just, sustainable, and resilient local food economy.