Invest in your business by joining Ujima's Good Business Alliance to find success without compromising your values.


Preserving and promoting the good in business.

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Ujima Good Business Alliance is committed to advancing social and economic justice through the private sector.  The Alliance is a powerful platform for local businesses to connect, cooperate, and shine. As a member, your company will receive support and resources to help you thrive.

It's simple: When you join the Ujima Good Business Alliance, we help you build sustainable business practices that align with your values, and access the resources you need to grow. 

And, you don't just have to take it from us. Read more about Ujima from our peers and press on our Stories page.


Have a question? Shoot us an email at dogoodbusiness[at]ujimaboston.com


Get access to the best resources.

As a member of the Business Alliance, your company will receive access to a wealth of resources, including networking opportunities, marketing support, and professional development courses.

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Put your business on the path to success.

Whether you're a start-up or an established company, the Business Alliance can help your business succeed. Receive investments of up to $250,000 from the Ujima Fund with as low as 3.5% in interest per year. Read about our most recent investment in Jazz Urbane Cafe.

UGBA advocates for local procurement.

We advocate for local procurement by major corporations, universities, faith-based institutions, and more. Read about how our advocacy helped UGBA member, CERO, gain a contract with Boston University.

Get help with marketing, media, and other creative support.

We know it's tough to get started in a world where competition is fierce. That's why we provide members with free marketing, creative events, and media to help you win more customers. Listen to our podcast, Yours, Mine, Ours, created exclusively for members.

Get access to new tools and techniques. 

We want you to be successful, which is why we provide access to professional development opportunities to improve impact and success. If you're looking for ways to improve your business skills or advance your company, our Business Coordinator can help.

Enjoy the benefits of being part of a forward-thinking community.

As a member, you'll have opportunities to learn about how to be a better business owner. Access educational events, workshops, and networking opportunities to grow your business, and make an impact.

Grow your business, without breaking the bank. 

UGBA provides technical assistance to companies within our network. We offer a range of services that will help you grow your business, no matter where you are in life. With tools and resources like legal services, setting up POS and CRM systems, or financial planning, how can you resist?



How to Join the UGBA
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How to Join the UGBA

You can request to join the UGBA in three easy steps:

1. Are You a Business We Love?

Membership in the UGBA begins with being named a Business We Love by community members. We have 140 businesses (and counting!) in our investment plan. Click here to look for your name on our investment plan. 

2. Apply to Join

If you are a business we love, apply here. After your application is submitted, our Community Standards Committee will review each application to make sure businesses are aligned with our Good Business Standards.

Why wait? Apply for the Ujima Good Business Alliance.
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