Asset-Based Community Development Institute

The Asset-Based Community Development Institute (ABCD) is located at the Center for Civic Engagement at Northwestern University. ABCD has a staff of three individuals, including the founders, John McKnight and Jody Kretzmann. The following is a collection of tools from ABCD faculty members as well as individuals and organizations that embody the principles of ABCD Read more about Asset-Based Community Development Institute[…]

GBDA and PBC

Global Business Development Architects (GBDA) and the Pilot Business Corporation (PBC) is GBI’s innovative apprenticeship (hands on experience) project for young men and women at CSULB.. Innovation, Creativity and Capital, IC² Institute at the University of Texas at Austin (UTA) was founded in 1977 as a “think and do” tank to test the belief of Read more about GBDA and PBC[…]

Global Business Incubation (GBI)

Global Business Incubation (GBI) is a non-profit research development organization “think and do tank” that catalyzes the business development process of launching an idea, a business and a community through growing cooperative business incubator cluster models that grow companies and an IC2 Global Research Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin.. GBI’s innovative model business Read more about Global Business Incubation (GBI)[…]

Film to Empower Veterans

We are raising $50,000 to make a powerful scenario film that showcases GBI’s virtual business incubation model, a viable infrastructure that will help veteran entrepreneurs and small businesses succeed…And help revamp under-served communities and create needed jobs.