The Lillian Project is about ENTREPRENEURSHIP.  The Lillian Project is about the FREEDOM to design your own destiny.  The Lillian Project is about pursuing your PASSION and following a DREAM.

The Lillian Project provides the tools to make that dream a reality.  Ask yourself, what would I do if I knew I could not fail?




The Fall 2017 series will host 25 single mothers who will be challenged to spark their future.

  • Native born African American Women
  • Low to Middle Income
  • Harlem Resident
  • Single Mother


  • Complete the application by January 20th, 2017.
  • Attend 1 orientation on either January 23 or January 24.
  • Interviews to be scheduled for the following dates: January 25th, January 26th and January 30th.
  • Attend sessions from 7pm – 10pm on Mondays beginning February 5th.


All activities will take place at the Harlem Business Alliance offices located at 275 Lenox Avenue at 124th street

The Lillian Project is a new program by the Harlem Business Alliance, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.