Operation HOPE

An Entrepreneur Hits Her Stride With the Help of Operation HOPE


On a mission to help launch 1 million Black-owned businesses by 2030, a nonprofit is helping young entrepreneurs like Simone Harvin get ahead. Here’s her story.

Truist's $20 Million Operation Hope Investment Expands Financial Inclusion to More Communities

Partnership transforms access to financial resources, creating better lives and communities.
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ATLANTA, April 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) and Operation HOPE today announced an expanded, multiyear transformational partnership, including a series of collaborative programs such as HOPE Inside coaching, digital access that connects to education and Truist solutions, and HOPE’s 1 Million Black Business Initiative (IMBB), as part of the bank’s commitment to bring access and solutions to build better lives and communities. 

Fifth Third Marks National Financial Capability Month With Virtual Financial Literacy Events with Operation Hope

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CINCINNATI, April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association is pleased to join with Operation Hope to present a series of four free virtual financial education events in April to coincide with National Financial Capability Month, also commonly known across the U.S. as Financial Literacy Month.

CIT Presents at LA Launch and Grow Virtual Workshop in Partnership with Operation HOPE, Inc.

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Heather Ellison, Senior Vice President of Retail Banking and Rolland Mattoon, Director of Small Business, presented on how to create a comprehensive business plan to a group of women entrepreneurs at the LA Launch and Grow virtual workshop in partnership with Operation HOPE, Inc.

How Financial Empowerment Creates Hope: My Never Stand Still Conversation with John Hope Bryant

by Dan Schulman, President and CEO at PayPal

I met John Hope Bryant a few years ago, and we had a conversation I’ll never forget. He and I had an opportunity to sit down one-on-one to discuss our passion for financial empowerment, and it was a meeting of the minds, so to speak.

CIT and Operation HOPE Introduce Launch and Grow in Southern California

A HOPE Inside Program Presented by CIT to Empower Women Entrepreneurs
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PASADENA, CA, Sept. 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ — CIT Group Inc., and its Southern California retail branch bank OneWest Bank, today introduced the next facet of the Launch and Grow initiative.

Accessing Capital, John Donohue and John Hope Bryant, Launch+Grow

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The #LaunchandGrow video series empowers and educates small business owners while featuring small business owners across the U.S. telling their unique stories and offering guidance on key business topics like accessing capital, recovering from mistakes and leading through growth.

The UPS Foundation Commits $14 Million to Support Community Safety Programs

Company Increases Humanitarian Program 40% Worldwide
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ATLANTA, March 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - With the world refugee crisis growing and the risk of other humanitarian tragedy increasing, The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), will award the highest amount of grant funding and in-kind support ever to advance humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery programs. In addition, it will expand its support and expertise to help make roads safer around the world for drivers, passengers and pedestrians.

Allstate and Operation HOPE Join Together for Sandy Recovery Efforts

$100,000 grant will support financial counseling and guidance for families
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Atlanta, Ga., February 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Operation HOPE is pleased to announce that Allstate Insurance Company is committing $100,000 to bolster financial guidance and recovery efforts for the financial dignity nonprofit’s initiative, Project Restore HOPE: Hurricane Sandy. Through Project Restore HOPE, volunteers are being recruited and trained to provide financial recovery assistance to those who need guidance restoring their homes and businesses.

ING Foundation Focuses on Financial Empowerment


Financial empowerment is a central focus for the ING Foundation—and a natural extension of the ING brand, “Your Future. Made Easier.” The ING Foundation is committed to creating, funding and supporting programs that empower our customers and communities, and to deliver knowledge, encouragement, skills, and opportunity that can make a lasting difference in their lives.

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