About Us

HBCUgrow is a consortium of people dedicated to helping HBCUs grow enrollment and alumni giving, and tackle the changing landscape of marketing challenges. HBCUgrow helps by offering:

  • Community

    Like-minded professionals coming together

  • Knowledge

    Sharing information to help you grow

  • Conferences, Events & Awards

    Leadership, enrollment management, alumni engagement, fundraising and marketing

  • Best Practices

    Awards that recognize excellence and achievement

  • Marketing Solutions

    Services that grow your enrollment and alumni giving

Conferences & Awards

The Intersection of Business & Education

April 7, 2020, Richmond, VA

The 2020 LEAD Conference & Awards will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on April 7. This year’s theme: The Intersection of Business & Education. A special thank you to our host, Virginia Union University, for offering their beautiful Living and Learning Center for our event!

Living and Learning Center at Virginia Union University

Vote for the 2020 LEAD Awards!

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The 2020 LEAD Awards include LEAD Marketing, LEAD Website, LEAD Military-Friendly, LEAD Innovation, and Best Leadership.

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Check out the highlights from the most recent LEAD Conference & Awards in the video below:

The HBCUgrow Team

We’ve seen the challenges, lived them & developed campaigns that helped the largest & fastest growing HBCUs in the country. HBCUgrow was born out of a partnership of three companies who have worked well together for years. HBCUgrow now offers services where there is a good fit to help grow enrollment & alumni giving


Thank you to our 2020 HBCUgrow Partners:

and our great 2020 HBCUgrow Sponsors: