RISE

 Refugees & Immigrants Succeeding
in Entrepreneurship



RISE MarkerMission:

RISE will empower our community’s newcomers to engage in successful enterprise development. We will do this through outreach, education, finance, and guidance.

RISE MarkerPurpose:

RISE seeks to assist immigrants and refugees by facilitating economic success through business ownership or expansion.

RISE MarkerMethod:

RISE is a collaborative effort between Metro government, nonprofits, and private partners to create a path for immigrants and refugees to establish or expand a business. This is accomplished through focused coordination of services and resources made available by the organizations within the partnership. The process includes four steps for success:


RISE Stairs

RISE MarkerBenefits:

RISE will make Louisville an environment known for successful immigrant and refugee business through


RISE circles




 For more information about RISE, contact us.