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Green Pattern

Resources to help you on your ally journey

IFEL has a 20-year track record of helping small businesses and entrepreneurs get to the next level. Founded in 2002, we are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that leverages the power of relationship capital to create pathways to success for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

Lend Your Professional Expertise.

This turn-key skills-based volunteerism program offers a win-win-win experience for team members, entrepreneurs, and organizations.


Corporate volunteer partners provide meaningful opportunities for employees to engage in skills-based experiences providing an engaging diversity, equity, and inclusion activity. Get to know each other, and increase diversity within their networks in an organic way.


Small business owners gain access to high-touch, capacity-building expertise tailored to their needs filling skills and knowledge gaps 


Understanding increases by connecting people from a range of lived experiences from resource-scarce and resource-rich communities.

Making a Difference Together

Business Served Annually

Nationwide Community of Volunteers

2 Hours 
Time Needed to Make a Difference

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