We believe that all people should have access to daily essential needs, quality education and generational wealth. We provide real-time referrals to consumers, access to educational resources to all, and visibility to small black-owned businesses in under-represented communities.
WHO ARE WE?
Black Dolla Indy is an influential community-centered organization that provides ACCESS to both consumers and small black-owned businesses primarily in under-represented areas of Indianapolis. We provide a virtual community space where one can get real-time essential needs met
BDI also provides access to EDUCATION to those who need resources to help grow personally or professionally.
We connect new, aspiring & existing businesses to local organizations that provide RESOURCES to mentorship, business education, financial assistance and expansion initiatives
BDI focuses on providing VISIBILITY using our advertising space within the community platform, membership programs, monthly e-newsletter, live on-site reviews, video podcasts, networking events that nurture collaboration, and industry specific events all Hoosiers can enjoy
What You Need To Know
Our BDI community platform serves over 50,000 people across Indiana, Atlanta, Florida, Chicago, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, California, and Ohio. Within any 28-day period, more than 36,000 individuals actively engage on the platform simultaneously.
Black Dolla has been featured on the front page of the Indianapolis Recorder, in the Indy Star, Black Enterprise, Indiana Minority Business magazine, on WISH TV, WRTV, Fox 59, CBS4Indy, Indy Black Owned, The Gray Area, Midwest Leak Magazine, Visit Indy, Black Banks Matter, Hot96 with Cameron Scott, WTLC, AM 1310: The Light, IndyNow, Queenship Quarters Podcast, and Verizon Digital Ready Fireside Chat.
Awards received within the community space include the 2020 Black Excellence Award & 2023 Service Impact Award
Black Dolla is committed to nurturing relationships and enhancing the black buying experience.