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This Baltimore Resident Went From Nearly Quitting On Her Business Idea To Winning A Grant To Help Chase Her Dreams

Dominiece Clifton’s story is a testament to how timing is everything when it comes to seeing your dreams unfold. The Baltimore Sun reports that the 34-year-old went from being on the brink of letting go of her aspirations of becoming a business owner to securing a “no-strings-attached” life-changing grant — $2,000 a month for one year, to be exact. “I was spending a lot of time helping other people build their dreams,” Clifton said, according to The Baltimore Sun. “But the grant has made it so I can be present because the basics are covered, and it has allowed me to invest in things for the program. I haven’t felt this much peace in so long.” According to the outlet, the “We Got Your Back” grant was launched by Jayme Wooten, who is the founder of CLLCTIVLY — a Black-led organization that works to be a resource for social impact in the Baltimore community. The funding was launched for not only entrepreneur’s businesses, but also for their overall livelihood. “You’re investing in the...

Ngozi Nwanji

Apr 14, 2022