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

HBCUgrow’s 2023 LEAD Conference & Awards are coming up quickly. Post-pandemic, we have all become more adept at pivoting to face challenges as they have come along. As we look toward the future, our speakers and panelists will share options for becoming changemakers and turning obstacles into opportunities.

Join us for the LEAD Conference then attend Shaw University’s December 1st Triumph Gala where the 2023 LEAD Awards will be presented. Click to register for the Conference - hope to see you there.

Our host hotel is Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley (where the HBCU Triumph Gala will be held). The special group rate is $129 per night and the last day to book is Monday, November 13, 2023. Click here to book your room.


Check out the highlights from the 2021 LEAD Conference & Awards in the video below:


LEAD Spotlight Partner:

Virginia Union University

Thank you to our 2023 HBCUgrow Partners:

Virginia Union University
Virginia Union University
Virginia Union University