Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham accepting applications for Small Business Impact Grant

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is accepting applications for a new grant program designed to support small, underserved businesses throughout the area.

This grant will help Community Development Finance Institutions, or CDFIs, and other community lenders, support these businesses with a particular focus on those that are Black owned.

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has a specific goal: to help Black owned, and other underserved businesses, grow by providing more flexible, creative capital and technical assistance.

“Anybody that works with businesses that are owned by women, people of color, people with disabilities, or who have other structural impediments to accessing capital typically or historically, this is a grant that will put that capital in the marketplace, and we have specific or special focus right now on Black-owned businesses.”

Senior Program Officer for the Community Foundation,…

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