ORSBDA

Oak Ridge Small Business Digital Accelerator Program

Pro Bono Initiative – Limited Offer

Through collaborative creation, we help select small businesses establish an impactful digital presence – at no cost. Our customized web solutions equip driven local entrepreneurs ready to unlock the online world for growth.

This initiative thrives on mutual support between community businesses. We progress together when you progress. Join us to craft an impactful digital presence, accelerating your small business onward and upward.

Our pro bono offering signifies meaningful investment in promising locally rooted ventures, transcending the notion of conventional free services.  Through transparent collaboration guided by your vision, we crystallize promising ideas into tangible local success milestones.  We expect applicants to match our commitment through spirited collaboration, as we offer specialized digital skills fused with strategic guidance.

What kind of businesses are eligible?

We accept applications from locally-owned, small brick-and-mortar or online stores, restaurants, professional services and other independent ventures based in Oak Ridge Tennessee

What is the commitment needed from selected businesses?

If selected for the program, you commit to:

  • Dedicate 1+ hours monthly for check-ins, decisions and guidance
  • Promptly provide required assets and content
  • Give timely feedback on deliverables
  • Promote your finished website actively on online/offline channels
  • Remain engaged for performance reviews and ongoing optimization through the 1 year engagement

What does the program offer?

Our core web sevices bundle includes a custom-designed mobile-friendly website, optimized local SEO content, hassle-free managed hosting and maintenance for 1 year post go-live. Additionally, we provide end-to-end support across strategy, UX and creative aspects. Project requirements may vary, so our full suite of digital marketing solutions can be tapped into as required for selected ventures.

Activities & Modules

Applying for the Program

Program is offered on a first-come first-served basis to eligible businesses. To get started, please complete the application form below and provide your key details and responses in the digital form. The applications are evaluated on criteria like alignment with our community values, growth orientation, ability to commit time and resources. Applicants are then scheduled for a detailed discussion with our for final selection.

Questions?

Literally, any question!

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Open July 1st/24