June 2024 Deadlines: Grants and Support for Creative Entrepreneurs

June 2024 Deadlines: Grants and Support for Creative Entrepreneurs

Hello Alice, a platform dedicated to helping small business owners navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship with access to funding and resources, recently announced two initiatives to support creative entrepreneurs: the Creative Business Boost Initiative and Small Business Virtual Forum: Uplifting Creative Entrepreneurs.

Creative Business Boost Initiative: Grants and Business Training

The Creative Business Boost Initiative, a collaborative effort by Hello Alice, the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and Etsy’s Uplift Fund, is set to provide financial support to 100 creative entrepreneurs across the United States. The selected entrepreneurs will each receive a $5,000 grant and access to a comprehensive Boost Camp coaching program, designed to help them grow and succeed in their ventures.

Applications for the initiative are open until June 21, 2024, at 6 p.m. ET. Visit https://helloalice.com/grants/etsy-creative-business-boost-initiative/ to view the eligibility requirements and apply.

Small Business Virtual Forum: Uplifting Creative Entrepreneurs

In conjunction with the Creative Business Boost Initiative, Hello Alice is launching a new virtual event series, the Small Business Virtual Forum. The inaugural event, scheduled for June 12, 2024, will feature representatives from Etsy and DreamSpring. The forum will address challenges faced by creative entrepreneurs, such as securing funding, adopting new technologies and managing operational tasks. You can register for the webinar at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_T4Upux8VQ-uS6F6g7BLLsQ#/registration.

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