Non-profit

FABRIC Tempe is an Arizona 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

OUR MISSION is to provide apparel entrepreneurs with training, guidance, innovative industry resources, and access to on-demand manufacturing, so they can build sustainable fashion businesses domestically.

OUR VISION is to establish Arizona as a modern fashion industry capital for the U.S. by creating a tech-based, sustainable, closed loop fashion industry ecosystem that attracts and supports direct-to-consumer apparel brands.

The NonProfit

40 select minority, veteran, disabled, and economically challenged entrepreneurs receive FREE scholarships to:

Apparel Entrepreneur Digital Assistant: A tech-based, digital assistant that provides guidance, resources, and education via a “road map” of steps that navigate business startup, branding, marketing, product development, and manufacturing.
Value: $4,000.00
FREE with scholarship

250 select minority, veteran, disabled, and economically challenged entrepreneurs receive $3,495 scholarships to:

Apparel Entrepreneur Digital Assistant: A tech-based, digital assistant that provides guidance, resources, and education via a “road map” of steps that navigate business startup, branding, marketing, product development, and manufacturing.
Value: $4,000.00
$500 with scholarship


ALL other community members and entrepreneurs receive:

  • FREE sourcing library
  • FREE business directory listing to all industry pros
  • FREE fashion job classifieds to all
  • FREE local fashion event calendar to all
  • FREE and discounted event space to select non-profits and qualifying entities
  • Discounted office/studio space to all industry pros
  • Attend FREE and discounted events
  • FREE and discounted event participation to select entrepreneurs and students
  • FREE and discounted access to select classes
  • Access to discounted industry design, manufacturing, branding, business startup, marketing services
  • Access to no-minimum manufacturing using the Apparel Entrepreneur Digital Assistant road map

Special Thanks