Let’s Build Your Business Together

Level Up is a program designed to support and empower small minority-owned businesses in the state of Maryland by providing access to capital, training, coaching, mentoring, and networking opportunities.

Level Up is a collaborative effort involving a consortium of partners dedicated to equipping businesses with practical tools to help them succeed. By participating in this program, entrepreneurs can improve their skills and grow their businesses.

OUR IMPACT

Small Businesses Served

Events

Technical Assistance Hours Given to Small Businesses

Event Attendees

Coaching & Consulting Hours Given to Small Business

Featured Programs & Resources

Capital Matters

CAPITAL MATTERS

The Capital Matters program equips small business owners with the essential financial management tools necessary for growth.

Coaching and Consulting

COACHING AND CONSULTING

Get matched with our industry expert business coaches, planners, and accountants to take your business to the next level.

LivePlan

MAXIMIZING YOUR BUSINESS PLAN’S POTENTIAL W/ LIVEPLAN

Our business planning tools and resources are packed full of information, knowledge, and data to help you understand how to grow your business effectively.

UPCOMING PROGRAMING

Level Up Events

  • Capital Matters Spring 2024 Series​

    May 21 at 5:30 PM

    How Your Personal Shows Up In Your Business (Tuesday, May 21) Will Holmes and Therapist Dr. Symphonie Smith will discuss managing trauma triggers and running your company effectively. Welcome to […]

  • Doing Business with the State

    Jun 20 at 11:00 AM

    Are you looking to expand your company’s reach as a subcontractor? Participation in Maryland’s MBE Program offers a broad range of opportunities to perform as a subcontractor on state-funded contracts. […]

  • FEC@PGCC-FSC First ‘Level Up’ Business Readiness Program

    Jul 31 at 12:00 AM

    Complete This Registration for eligibility considerations ||| Registrations will be evaluated on a Rolling Basis ||| Up to 120 participants are welcome ||| Successful Participants will receive access to specialized […]

  • FEC@PGCC *FREE* Personal Financial Coaching

    Jul 31 at 12:00 AM

    Coaching explores your motivations to become more financially capable. Our services support your goals to improve credit, increase savings, reduce debt, and increase use of financial products.

Testimonials & Featured Videos

Success Story: Salon 809

Hear more about FSC First’s business support services from Jeimy Flournoy of Salon 809.

Success Story: Southern Belle Cleaners

Hear more about FSC First’s business support services from Emmalyne Head of Southern Belle Cleaners.

Level Up Sizzle Reel

See a recap of FSC First’s Level Up program, “Fast Connections: Speed Networking for Business Success,” along with participant testimonials, to understand the impact of Level Up.

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PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

Bi-County Business Round Table Logo
Bowie Business Innovation Center
College of Souther Maryland
Financial Empowerment Center at PGCC
Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce
Mount Rainier Maryland
Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation
Seed Spot

FUNDING PARTNERS

Department of the Treasury
Prince George's County

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