If you are a minority you may be able to get small business grants from the national government to help match your objectives. Minority entrepreneurs who are invited to apply for any grants they are eligible for. However, there are also specific grants only open to minorities which may be advantageous due to decreased competition. If you find a grant that interests you, be sure to check if you meet the eligibility terms before composing your proposal.
You can also take advantage of the Small Business Startup Assessment Tool below and see the tools and resources you need to succeed at launching your business. It takes just a minute and will also tell you if there may be any funding programs available.