REMINDER: T.H.R.I.V.E Emerging Leaders Reimagined - Applications Open!

Alabama District Office  - May 2022

u s small business administration
Announcement that THRIVE applications are open


Applications Are Now Open!

T.H.R.I.V.E. stands for Train. Hope. Rise. Innovate. Venture. Elevate.

- an executive-level training series designed to accelerate the growth of high-potential small businesses across the United States

T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined program assists small
business owners in growing their business, creating jobs, and
strengthening their communities. This innovative program
is an intense 6-month course that includes a hybrid in-person/online instruction model with self-paced options, peer mentoring, and individualized coaching. Providing small businesses the opportunity to work with experienced
professionals at no financial cost.

Do I qualify to participate?

This training is not for start-ups or for people who are thinking about starting a business. T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined advanced training series is open to small business owners and executives that:

  • Have annual revenues of at least $250,000
  • Have been in business for at least three years
  • Have at least one employee, other than self

What are the key program highlights?

  • Mentoring
  • In-person coaching for C-level executives
  • Self-paced instruction with demonstrated business sustainability
  • A hybrid model that includes virtual and classroom sessions
  • Micro-sessions customized for small businesses’ unique needs
  • Experienced subject matter experts
  • Removing the one- size fits all model in exchange for engagement, problem-solving, and peer-to-peer interaction within the cohorts


  • Applications open on April 18, 2022
  • Applications close on May 31, 2022
  • Estimated class period will run from July to December 2022

How to apply?

Visit T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined’s website for more information.


For more information on the Birmingham class, contact

For more information on the Mobile class, contact