The City of Dallas Mentor Protégé Program is an initiative that aims to foster the growth and development of small businesses within the city. The program provides a structured framework where established businesses (mentors) can share their knowledge, experience, and resources with emerging businesses (protégés). Through one-on-one mentoring relationships, protégés gain valuable insights and guidance from industry experts, helping them navigate the complexities of running a business and overcoming common challenges. The program also offers workshops, training sessions, and networking events to further enhance the skills and connections of participants. By promoting collaboration and knowledge transfer, the City of Dallas Mentor Protégé Program cultivates a supportive ecosystem that propels the success of small businesses, contributing to the overall economic vitality of the city.
The City of Dallas Mentor Protégé Program (MPP) with the goal of fostering collaboration and support between large business prime contractors and small businesses, Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), and Women Business Enterprises (WBEs). The program encourages participating Mentor-Protégé Companies to provide developmental assistance, creating a mutually beneficial environment. By engaging in the MPP, the program aims to enhance the performance of contracts and subcontracts, facilitate the establishment of enduring business relationships between large prime contractors and small business subcontractors, and bolster subcontracting opportunities and achievements. The Small Business Center’s Mentor/Protégé Program serves as a platform for fostering growth, nurturing partnerships, and increasing the overall success of small and underrepresented businesses.
Mentors and Protégés companies click here to sign-up to receive more information from the SBC about the program.