APPLY NOW!!! 2021 KKR SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM FOR ENTREPRENEUR ( 10,000 GRANT)
Support for little Business
Created as a key pillar of KKR’s COVID-19 Relief Effort, KKR Small Business Builders (SBB) aims to support entrepreneurs and their small businesses round the world. The grants are designed to assist business owners sustain their enterprises, maintain or create jobs, and spur economic opportunity as they answer the continued COVID-19 crisis and get over its resultant economic dislocation. KKR Small Business Builders will support companies in three key ways:
•Provide access to capital through a series of $10,000 grants to chose small businesses in our communities
•Offer technical support to small business owners through a variety of mentoring and training opportunities with KKR employees
•Connect small businesses to a network of resources and a thriving online community through our partners at Hello Alice
•KKR Small Business Builders
For quite 40 years, KKR has strived to create better companies and better futures for our investors. At our core, building better is what we aim to try to to .
•We believe the facility of business to drive strong economies, provide local jobs, and support thriving communities. All big businesses were once small businesses, and while KKR’s day to day focus is investing in and growing large companies, we recognize the critical importance of small businesses. they’re important. And immediately , thanks to the impacts of COVID-19, many of them are in crisis.
In response, KKR is proud to launch the KKR Small Business Builders fund. KKR Small Business Builders will provide recovery grants to local companies in communities round the world. We believe that now’s the time to take a position in our neighborhoods and neighbors during a new way. We believe that, together, we will be builders.
Eligibility and specialize in Impact
KKR Small Business Builders has a stress on companies that are pivoting their business in response to the pandemic; are operated by historically underrepresented groups (HUGs); and/or are providing important community services.
•To be eligible, a business must have between 5 and 50 employees, but $7 million USD in annual revenue, demonstrated need for support, a robust plan for moving forward, and be in good standing with the IRS or their local regulatory body. For more information on eligibility, please visit the appliance page.
THE BROADER WORK
The KKR Small Business Fund is a component of KKR’s larger COVID-19 Relief Fund. Launched in April 2020, The Relief Fund aims to support businesses, communities, and individuals most impacted by the pandemic and resultant economic dislocation.
•We aim to be a part of the answer to the challenges facing our shared communities in three areas that are important to the firm and central to our broader Citizenship approach:
•with funding focused on food security, safe housing, public health, and humanitarian relief
•Supporting Our Communities
by advancing workforce recovery efforts and investing in workforce development
•Creating Meaningful Opportunities
•by responding to the requirements of first responders, battlefront medical workers, teachers and public servants
HELPING OUR HEROES
The Global Entrepreneurship Network operates programs in 170 countries aimed toward making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start out and scale a business. By fostering deeper cross border collaboration and initiatives between entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and entrepreneurial support organizations, GEN works to fuel ecosystems that make more jobs, educate individuals, accelerate innovation and strengthen economic process .
An ally for those facing the most important challenges. Whether you’re alittle business owner already running the show or an entrepreneur able to start alittle business, you’ve come to the proper place. Welcome to Hello Alice, your online resource dedicated to the new majority pushing American small business forward. We’re here to attach you to everyone and everything you would like to succeed.