Future Forward


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Elite Hands Massage Therapy

enJOY entertainment, LLC dba Eat.Drink.Ride Food Tour

Yogi Dada

Future Forward Grant Recipients

Adams Eye Care


ASL Creative Firm


Bridge Pointe Spa, LLC


CamTon Transport, LLC


Curly Contessa

Electrical Maintenance & Troubleshooting, LLC


enJOY entertainment, LLC dba Eat.Drink.Ride Food Tour


Ferrill’s African Wear

JB Williams Enterprises Corp


K. Coleman & Associates, LLC


Kings Grooming Lounge

Mrs. Tracy Cosmetology Exam Prep


Niya Jackson presents PYT to Go, LLC


Posh Luxury Brand 

Poons Entities, LLC dba Poons Plumbing


Scenic View Cafe and Catering


Wordz & Rhythmz, LLC

Business Grant Cycle


To better assist entrepreneurs, creatives, and micro businesses, the Penny Foundation has established Future Forward – a grant fund that provides relief to black-owned businesses throughout greater Birmingham. In support of the organization’s initiative Verizon, Wells Fargo, Maurice Oliver Insurance Agency Inc./State Farm, Woke Vote and LRY Media Group have partnered with the Foundation to provide financial assistance.


“We believe local entrepreneurs should be supported with beneficial resources,” said Penny Foundation Founder and CEO Lyord Watson. “Our focus is to continue the growth of small business ecosystems throughout greater Birmingham.”

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