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The Creative's Corner Support Fund

Help support Black, Indigenous, and Womxn Entrepreneurs of Color build their businesses with strategy, resources, support, and community.

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Project Description

 

The Creative's Corner Support Fund

 

UPDATE: Funds given from February 17th-March 31st, 2021 will go directly to efforts and organizations providing resources and supplies to those directly affected by the devastation of the Winter Storm in Houston and the State of Texas.

The Creative's Corner Support Fund was started in March 2020 out of response of COVID-19 to support Houston-Based Creatives who lost work due to the Pandemic. The fund is now officially established as a socially driven fund to assist Black women, Indigenous Women, and Women of Color Creatives who are wishing to receive business mentoring, resources, support, and online community with The Creative's Corner Team.

"Black Women represent 42% of net new women-owned businesses started last year in the U.S."

vp wright international + The Creative's Corner Academy primarily serves BIWOC identified entrepreneurs. The goal is to be able to financially support 30 aspiring & established womxn entrepreneurs over the course of 2020 + 2021 through The CEO Accelerator Mastermind, and 4 aspiring BIWOC entrepreneurs in a 3 month private mentorship over the course of 2020 + 2021.

The Creative's Corner Academy is a online hub for aspiring and established Creative entrepreneurs, wanting to build sustainable, inclusive, purpose-led online businesses that allow them to leave their 9-5 and scale to financial freedom.

vp wright international + The Creative's Corner Academy provides services, training, courses, coaching, and mentorship in:
 

Coaching

  • time management, mindset & life organizational skills

  • business coaching

  • The Creative’s Corner™ plus membership // an affordable, monthly membership that contains weekly co-working, monthly group coaching, and access to one quarterly workshop for emerging entrepreneurs. (launching January 2021)

Mentoring

  • the creative’s corner school of business // a hybrid-style mindset coaching, business plan set-up & walkthrough, system set-up, marketing strategy, content creation, launch strategy over the course of 6 months to 1 year months

  • the inclusive entrepreneur™ group mentorship program // 12 week, high-intensive hybrid-style group mentorship program for aspiring, emerging and established entrepreneurs wanting to build Inclusive, sustainable, and ethical businesses from their foundation to launch.

  • the ceo accelerator young entrepreneurs summer program // 4 week, high-intensive learning incubator and support group, for BIWOC high school seniors and college students aspiring to start their own creative business (launching July 2021)

Services (launching in Spring 2021)

  • audio production

  • graphic design

  • website design

  • songwriting assistance

  • dance classes & workshops

Workshops, Masterclasses, & Courses

What will the funds for this campaign be used for?

100% of the funds will go towards covering the cost of BIWOC entrepreneurs in need of financial assistance to participate in any of the group or 1:1 programs with vp wright & the Creative's Corner team, which includes overhead expenses, program materials, and staff pay:


full scholarships for “the creative’s corner™ school of business” hybrid mentorship for 12 Months with 3 BIWOC entrepreneurs:
$9997 per Mentee, $29991 in total

full scholarships for “The Inclusive Entrepreneur™” Group Mentorship Program for 12 BIWOC entrepreneurs:
$1997 per Mentee, $15,976 in total

full funding of the Young Entrepreneurs Summer Program (3 weeks virtual, one-week physical retreat) for 15 BIWOC creative entrepreneurs: 
$1555 per mentee, $23,325 in total

 

Want to apply to receive funding for one of these programs? Apply here.

 

 

Who is vp wright?

 

VP Wright is an Author, Creative Business Mentor, & Certified Life Coach based out of Houston, TX. She received her B.A. in Comparative Ethnic Studies from Washington State University, with a minor in Women's Studies and Pop Culture, and is the Founder and CEO of The Creative's Corner, an online hub for Creatives wanting to build sustainable, purpose-led online businesses that allow them the freedom to leave their 9-5 and thrive off their gifts.

vp wright international is a sole proprietorship that a business mentor and online business manager on contract.  the company has plans to hire a virtual assistant, additional business coach to support program mentees, and a podcast manager by the end of 2020.

Thank you for supporting this campaign!

Without your support, this project would not be possible. You are not only supporting vp wright and her team, but every single womxn entrepreneur who will get to receive the support they need to lift their business idea off the ground and build it into a sustainable business that can support them completely and contribute to closing the opportunity gap for Black and Brown womxn of color.

Updates

The Campaign FAQs

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Shoshanna Raven
04/13/2021
Self-Publishing Intensive (Full)
$97
Steph Weber
04/13/2021
Self-Publishing Intensive (Full)
$97
Caroline Kowalczyk
04/13/2021
Monetary Contribution
$10
03/26/2021
Monetary Contribution
$20
Michelle Hartzman
03/18/2021
Self-Publishing Intensive (Full)
$97
Alyssa Hall
03/14/2021
Monetary Contribution
$585
Donna Scott
03/06/2021
You're Gifting Instagram® for Creatives!
$127
03/02/2021
Monetary Contribution
$25
Yuritzy Gomez Serrano
03/01/2021
Monetary Contribution
$30
Laura Binder-Hines
02/26/2021
You're Gifting Instagram® for Creatives!
$127
The CEO Accelerator Fund

Select this reward to give directly to the efforts of The CEO Accelerator: a 5-Month, Group Mentorship Program for BIPOC Entrepreneurs. You'll receive a shoutout on vp wright's and The Creative's Corner™ community Instagram accounts!

0 Supporters
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48.50 USD
Self-Publishing Intensive (Partial)

With your donation of $48.50, you’re gifting a partial scholarship to the “Self-Publishing for Online Experts” Intensive.

All students will learn:

  • The Importance of Self-Publishing (and why they should write the damn book)
  • Self-Publishing Copyright Laws and Protecting your Intellectual Property 
  • Outlining your Book Manuscript for Impact and Inspired Action
  • DIY Book Design and Distribution (with templates included!)
  • Marketing your Book through Automation and Collaboration

All students will leave the intensive with:

  • Intensive Replay, Transcription, and Resource Hub for easy access to review the materials
  • Your Book Manuscript Outlined and ready for you to begin writing (that night)
  • Canva Templates to easily design your book and book cover
  • A community-driven Marketing Plan to assist in your getting your book out to your ideal community members when you're ready to launch

You’ll receive a Thank You Email and free eBook copy of vp wright’s book “you are enough: a tale of healing and self-love” as a thank you!

0 Supporters
Select this reward
97.00 USD
Self-Publishing Intensive (Full)

With your donation of $97, you’re gifting a partial scholarship to the “Self-Publishing for Online Experts” Intensive.

All students will learn:

  • The Importance of Self-Publishing (and why they should write the damn book)
  • Self-Publishing Copyright Laws and Protecting your Intellectual Property 
  • Outlining your Book Manuscript for Impact and Inspired Action
  • DIY Book Design and Distribution (with templates included!)
  • Marketing your Book through Automation and Collaboration

All students will leave the intensive with:

  • Intensive Replay, Transcription, and Resource Hub for easy access to review the materials
  • Your Book Manuscript Outlined and ready for you to begin writing (that night)
  • Canva Templates to easily design your book and book cover
  • A community-driven Marketing Plan to assist in your getting your book out to your ideal community members when you're ready to launch

You’ll receive a Thank You Email and ebook copy of vp wright’s book “you are enough: a tale of healing and self-love” as a thank you!

3 Supporters
Select this reward
127.00 USD
You're Gifting Instagram® for Creatives!

The Instagram for Creatives Bundle contains Instagram for Creatives by vp wright + Chijioke Emeka, as well as The Creative's Corner™ Hashtag Bank. For BIWOC entrepreneurs wanting to build their visibility on Instagram or add it to their marketing strategy, this is a fantastic resource to give them!

If you decide to gift this, you'll receive:

  • a shoutout on vp's Instagram® story
  • a personalized thank you email
  • an electronic copy of vp's book "you are enough"
7 Supporters
Select this reward
254.00 USD
Buy 1, Gift 1: IG for Creatives Bundle

The Instagram for Creatives Bundle contains Instagram for Creatives by vp wright + Chijioke Emeka, as well as The Creative's Corner™ Hashtag Bank. For BIWOC entrepreneurs wanting to build their visibility on Instagram or add it to their marketing strategy, this is a fantastic resource to give them, and if you want one and would like to gift one, this is the place to do it!

Once you contribute to the fund, the organizer will contact you within 24 Business Hours to deliver your product!

You'll Receive:

  • Shoutout on vp's Instagram Story
  • Electronic Thank You
  • electronic copy of You Are Enough
  • IG for Creatives Bundle 
4 Supporters
Select this reward
397.00 USD
You're Giving a 1:1 Strategy Session

 Through your contribution of $397, you're giving a BIWOC entrepreneur the opportunity to have a 1:1 60 Minute Coaching Session with me to help them push past their potential blocks and make strides in their business.

This could include working through their:

  • Mindset as a Business Owner
  • Product Suite Development
  • Brand Development
  • Payment Structure
  • Business Idea Development
  • Content Creation Strategy

As a thank you, you will receive:

  • an electronic letter from vp wright
  • digital copy of You Are Enough
3 Supporters
Select this reward
444.00 USD
You're Gifting The Sustainable Startup!

By giving this amount, you giving access to The Sustainable Startup eCourse! 

This course helps aspiring coaches and creative entrepreneurs:

  • push through imposter syndrome and conquer any impending mindset issues when approaching their business building process
  • get clear on their Ideal Client Avatar (externally and internally)
  • build out their first offer and ensure potential 
  • set up their first automated systems with guidance for business success
  • build up their community-first marketing strategy
  • build up confidence in their clarity call method and secure their first client!

In exchange for giving this reward, you'll receive:

  • previous mentioned rewards and
  • a physical copy of "you are enough"
1 Supporter
Select this reward
999.00 USD
Sponsor: The Inclusive Entrepreneur!

When giving a partial scholarship in The Inclusive Entrepreneur, you'll be acknowledged as a program sponsor that is helping BIWOC entrepreneurs:

  • dismantle internal oppression within themselves personally and as entrepreneurs
  • understand intersectionality and how their identity influences their life and business (and how to navigate that as an entrepreneur)
  • build diversity, equity, and inclusion statements and policies in their business
  • structure a community-based business that is inclusive of their ICA and acknowledges their identity through intersectionality
  • build out an accessible product suite for business sustainability
  • have guided expertise when establishing their product and program pricing and building ethical payment plans
  • creating inclusive marketing strategies that assist in creating a diverse and thriving online community
  • building their own support and scholarship funds to create more opportunity for marginalized populations

As a reward for sponsoring, you'll receive:

  • all previous rewards and
  • mentions as a program sponsor on all social media platforms
  • 1:1 session with vp wright for a DEI or business sustainability audit OR the ability to have vp come and do a DEI training for your company team.
0 Supporters
Select this reward

Rewards

The CEO Accelerator Fund

Select this reward to give directly to the efforts of The CEO Accelerator: a 5-Month, Group Mentorship Program for BIPOC Entrepreneurs. You'll receive a shoutout on vp wright's and The Creative's Corner™ community Instagram accounts!

0 Supporters
Select this reward
48.50 USD
Self-Publishing Intensive (Partial)

With your donation of $48.50, you’re gifting a partial scholarship to the “Self-Publishing for Online Experts” Intensive.

All students will learn:

  • The Importance of Self-Publishing (and why they should write the damn book)
  • Self-Publishing Copyright Laws and Protecting your Intellectual Property 
  • Outlining your Book Manuscript for Impact and Inspired Action
  • DIY Book Design and Distribution (with templates included!)
  • Marketing your Book through Automation and Collaboration

All students will leave the intensive with:

  • Intensive Replay, Transcription, and Resource Hub for easy access to review the materials
  • Your Book Manuscript Outlined and ready for you to begin writing (that night)
  • Canva Templates to easily design your book and book cover
  • A community-driven Marketing Plan to assist in your getting your book out to your ideal community members when you're ready to launch

You’ll receive a Thank You Email and free eBook copy of vp wright’s book “you are enough: a tale of healing and self-love” as a thank you!

0 Supporters
Select this reward
97.00 USD
Self-Publishing Intensive (Full)

With your donation of $97, you’re gifting a partial scholarship to the “Self-Publishing for Online Experts” Intensive.

All students will learn:

  • The Importance of Self-Publishing (and why they should write the damn book)
  • Self-Publishing Copyright Laws and Protecting your Intellectual Property 
  • Outlining your Book Manuscript for Impact and Inspired Action
  • DIY Book Design and Distribution (with templates included!)
  • Marketing your Book through Automation and Collaboration

All students will leave the intensive with:

  • Intensive Replay, Transcription, and Resource Hub for easy access to review the materials
  • Your Book Manuscript Outlined and ready for you to begin writing (that night)
  • Canva Templates to easily design your book and book cover
  • A community-driven Marketing Plan to assist in your getting your book out to your ideal community members when you're ready to launch

You’ll receive a Thank You Email and ebook copy of vp wright’s book “you are enough: a tale of healing and self-love” as a thank you!

3 Supporters
Select this reward
127.00 USD
You're Gifting Instagram® for Creatives!

The Instagram for Creatives Bundle contains Instagram for Creatives by vp wright + Chijioke Emeka, as well as The Creative's Corner™ Hashtag Bank. For BIWOC entrepreneurs wanting to build their visibility on Instagram or add it to their marketing strategy, this is a fantastic resource to give them!

If you decide to gift this, you'll receive:

  • a shoutout on vp's Instagram® story
  • a personalized thank you email
  • an electronic copy of vp's book "you are enough"
7 Supporters
Select this reward
254.00 USD
Buy 1, Gift 1: IG for Creatives Bundle

The Instagram for Creatives Bundle contains Instagram for Creatives by vp wright + Chijioke Emeka, as well as The Creative's Corner™ Hashtag Bank. For BIWOC entrepreneurs wanting to build their visibility on Instagram or add it to their marketing strategy, this is a fantastic resource to give them, and if you want one and would like to gift one, this is the place to do it!

Once you contribute to the fund, the organizer will contact you within 24 Business Hours to deliver your product!

You'll Receive:

  • Shoutout on vp's Instagram Story
  • Electronic Thank You
  • electronic copy of You Are Enough
  • IG for Creatives Bundle 
4 Supporters
Select this reward
397.00 USD
You're Giving a 1:1 Strategy Session

 Through your contribution of $397, you're giving a BIWOC entrepreneur the opportunity to have a 1:1 60 Minute Coaching Session with me to help them push past their potential blocks and make strides in their business.

This could include working through their:

  • Mindset as a Business Owner
  • Product Suite Development
  • Brand Development
  • Payment Structure
  • Business Idea Development
  • Content Creation Strategy

As a thank you, you will receive:

  • an electronic letter from vp wright
  • digital copy of You Are Enough
3 Supporters
Select this reward
444.00 USD
You're Gifting The Sustainable Startup!

By giving this amount, you giving access to The Sustainable Startup eCourse! 

This course helps aspiring coaches and creative entrepreneurs:

  • push through imposter syndrome and conquer any impending mindset issues when approaching their business building process
  • get clear on their Ideal Client Avatar (externally and internally)
  • build out their first offer and ensure potential 
  • set up their first automated systems with guidance for business success
  • build up their community-first marketing strategy
  • build up confidence in their clarity call method and secure their first client!

In exchange for giving this reward, you'll receive:

  • previous mentioned rewards and
  • a physical copy of "you are enough"
1 Supporter
Select this reward
999.00 USD
Sponsor: The Inclusive Entrepreneur!

When giving a partial scholarship in The Inclusive Entrepreneur, you'll be acknowledged as a program sponsor that is helping BIWOC entrepreneurs:

  • dismantle internal oppression within themselves personally and as entrepreneurs
  • understand intersectionality and how their identity influences their life and business (and how to navigate that as an entrepreneur)
  • build diversity, equity, and inclusion statements and policies in their business
  • structure a community-based business that is inclusive of their ICA and acknowledges their identity through intersectionality
  • build out an accessible product suite for business sustainability
  • have guided expertise when establishing their product and program pricing and building ethical payment plans
  • creating inclusive marketing strategies that assist in creating a diverse and thriving online community
  • building their own support and scholarship funds to create more opportunity for marginalized populations

As a reward for sponsoring, you'll receive:

  • all previous rewards and
  • mentions as a program sponsor on all social media platforms
  • 1:1 session with vp wright for a DEI or business sustainability audit OR the ability to have vp come and do a DEI training for your company team.
0 Supporters
Select this reward