For over 20 years, Vista has served millions of small business owners around the world, and we certainly wouldn’t be where we are today without them. Through our brand partnerships, we support organizations working in the wider small business community that share our vision of helping business owners and entrepreneurs achieve their dreams.
The Prince’s Trust is a charity in the United Kingdom founded in 1976 by Charles, Prince of Wales to help vulnerable young people get their lives on track. It supports 11 to 30-year-olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion.
At Vista, we believe that absolutely anyone should have the opportunity to start their own business. Small and micro businesses are crucial to the make-up of local communities and hold the key to improving and sustaining a healthy overall economy.
This is why we are supporting The Prince’s Trust Enterprise programme – helping young people aged 18-30 in the UK to explore and test their ideas, and start their own business.
Vista and the 17-time NBA World Champion Boston Celtics announced a multi-year partnership in which Vista becomes the Exclusive Marketing and Design Partner of the Boston Celtics.
The partnership between the Celtics and Vista is designed to make a lasting impact on local small businesses throughout the Greater Boston area and across New England. Throughout the partnership, Vista will work closely with the Boston Celtics and the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation to support the efforts of the Boston Celtics United for Social Justice initiative, including building economic opportunity and empowerment in minority communities.
Vista is proud to announce its new year-round Platinum-level partnership with StartOut, a non-profit dedicated to empowering, supporting and amplifying LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. This multifunctional partnership was formed to lift up LGBTQ+ startups and small business owners through a strategic offering of mentorship, education, design and marketing assistance, and scholarship programs for StartOut members.
Vista is sponsoring 25 scholarships for the StartOut Acceleration Initiative which seeks to help bridge the minority and gender inequality that exists in the entrepreneurial community through 1-on-1 mentorship opportunities between industry experts and growing small businesses. Additionally, Vista will be an official sponsor of StartOut’s annual Equity Virtual Summit as well as NetworQ, a digital networking platform for LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.
Vista and the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation announced a combined commitment of $1 million and the launch of the Power Forward Small Business Grant in partnership with the NAACP. The grant program aims to create a lasting impact through the economic empowerment of Black-owned small businesses across New England with grants of $25,000 to be awarded on a rolling basis.
Through this initiative, grant recipients will have opportunities to be featured on national co-branded platforms, as well as receiving design and marketing assistance customized to their specific needs to help their business grow and thrive.