The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (RICE) and Jabian Consulting jointly selected 11 winners for the Project Amplify Grants. There was a total of $59,000 in grants awarded amongst the winners to help them continue to grow their businesses. Over the next few months, they will be coached by skilled Jabian consultants.

Eva Jane Beauty, LLC

Eva Jane Beauty, LLC is a beauty brand that is known for “The Makeup Bullet™” which is the first cosmetic sponge designed to fit snugly on a finger and not need a drop of water to give flawless results. Their mission is to bring products to you that are trusted, reliable, save time, energy and maybe even save the planet!

Founder: Eva Jane Bunkley

Holistic Atlanta

Holistic.Atlanta focuses on implementing effective psychotherapy methods to instill self-understanding among clients and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations.

Founder: Dr. Vaughn Gay


Shay Latte Coffee

Shay Latte Coffee was founded when Shayla was inspired to create a line of coffee that supports stomach-friendly options for coffee lovers to enjoy coffee again. Shay Latte Coffee produces a proprietary beverage solution that is vegan-friendly, stomach-friendly, naturally nutrient-rich, and filled with aromatic pleasurable taste.

Founder: Shayla McNair

The Sid Center

The Sid Center is a behavioral health company specializing in holistic mental health and wellness for Black males. Their mission is to help clients realize their full potential and thrive as they develop into purpose driven adults.

Founder: Tresaca Hamilton



Using community collaborative storytelling, Subsume brings cultural creativity to the sci-fi and fantasy realms through interactive technology such as comics, animation, videos games, and other forms of media.

Founder: Dedren Snead


Within Reach Property Solutions LLC

Within Reach Property Solutions LLC specializes in property management, maintenance, renovation, and repair of commercial and multifamily properties.

Founder: Romel Williams


IntelligIS, Inc.

IntelligIS helps businesses do more with their technology investments by improving user experience and productivity. Customized support plans, remote workforce enablement, security, compliance and cloud & datacenter solutions are their core offerings.

Founder: Marcus Wilson

SAM (Stef Alicia Made)

SAM is an organizational design and storytelling company. Using design thinking methodology, they build more equitable and inclusive tools to honor the diversity of a company, customers, and the communities they serve.

Founder: Stef Alicia McCalmon

YANY Beauty, Limited Co

YANY Beauty offers luxury, sustainable, and multi-cultural cosmetics, skincare, and health products allowing all people to enjoy clean and cruelty-free beauty without the hefty price tag. They are the first Black-owned cosmetic brand that is also a beauty retailer AND the first black-owned beauty retail store in Fayette County, GA, and surrounding areas.

Founder: Yaminah Childress is the job marketplace for film that connects studios, music labels and corporate brands to vetted local crew. They advocate for production professionals of all backgrounds and are proud to help level the playing field for women and professionals of color, who are underrepresented in the industry.

Founder: Carolyn Pitt