OFC appreciates our partners for their contributions and commitment to supporting diverse talent in the HBCU community.  Our supporters play a critical role in bridging the gap between brand presence and brand engagement. OFC and our partners share similar visions and together accomplish mission goals through initiatives that benefit our students and their communities. Our partners set out to develop innovative platforms that bring students in the HBCU community together to share ideas and create experiences while engaging with their brand on a more personal level.

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Make School

We founded Make School to empower students to build and ship products. Creating a product that improves the lives of others is a thrilling and fulfilling experience that opens the door to a successful career in tech. We’re building the college experience we wished existed, one where our students love coming to school every day and are passionate about their work.

We’re creating an education relevant to today’s industry where students gradually transition into the professional world. We believe in learning by doing, at Make School studying takes a back seat to creating. We believe the app is the new resume, a portfolio of products is more powerful than any credential. We believe coding is the world’s first superpower, our students help make the world a better place.

Domi Station

Domi gives the future a home. We are a startup incubator and coworking space that empowers entrepreneurs with the resources they need to start and scale sustainable companies. In a time when progress demands innovation, we believe startups are a way forward. Click here to learn more about the great things happening at Domi Station. 


UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at ups.com® and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com.

John Deere

John Deere is an American corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment. In 2016, it was listed as 97th in the Fortune 500 America’s ranking and was ranked 364th in the global ranking in 2016. The company can be found on the web at deere.com.

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company is an American international banking and financial services holding company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with “hubquarters” throughout the country. The company can be found on the web at WellsFargo.com

Square 1 Bank

Square 1 Bank is the best banking partner to startups, growth-stage companies, and their investors. They provide financial services to help your business grow. The company can be found on the web at Square1Bank.com

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