Youth Entrepreneur

Our work to support the LGBT+ business community extends to ensuring its future.

If you are a young LGBT+ entrepreneur (between the ages of 18-39) with a registered business, CGLCC’s OUT for Business initiative can provide you with the support and guidance to grow your business. We pair you with mentors and leaders in the LGBT+ community who can offer you experience and expertise through one-on-one and team mentoring. Tap into the experience of mentors and navigate the journey of an LGBT+ entrepreneur with sharpened business skills and an expanded network.

Our nationwide program supports a select group of LGBT+ youth entrepreneurs each year.

Applications are open for the 2022 OUT For Business Program.

We will be following up after sign-up closes on June 13th, 2022. Please stay tuned to your email after this date for more information and to start the next steps in the OUT for Business mentorship process.

Those wishing to become a mentee please apply now.

Those wishing to become a mentor please apply now.


Are you an LGBT+ business leader who’s looking to give back to your community while expanding your own learning and network? This is a unique opportunity to provide counsel and advice to youth entrepreneurs getting their start. Your insight could be invaluable to shaping their business’ future success. This opportunity is available whether or not you’re a member of CGLCC, but you must be able to commit to a 12-month period of mentorship.

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