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Barefoot, New Voices Foundation Award $50K In Grants To Black Women Entrepreneurs

The winners are in! Barefoot received a record number of applications for its latest #WeStanForHer initiatives, but only five made the cut. The 2021 New Voices + Barefoot #WeStanForHer campaign is a celebration of Black women entrepreneurs. It has a mission to support the women as the company continues to drive toward economic equity for the Black community. In a partnership with New Voices Foundation, the grants celebrate, recognize and uplift Black-women-owned business founders and their unique journeys along the way. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Barefoot Each grant recipient will receive $10,000 to go toward the development of their business as well as to support their entrepreneurial spirit. Grantees will also receive exclusive coaching and mentorship from the New Voices Foundation to help them work toward furthering their business endeavors. A new leg of the grant this year includes the amplification of the 2021 grantees’ businesses through the use of Barefoot’s own platforms and...

Shanique Yates

Apr 13, 2021

New Voices Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Launch Bootcamp to Expand Black Women Entrepreneurs' Access to Capital

New Voices Foundation is launching the New Voices Banking Bootcamp, a business banking educational program in partnership with JPMorgan Chase’s Advancing Black Pathways initiative, announced PRNewswire . According to the press release, the bootcamp is designed “to help women of color entrepreneurs establish strong business banking relationships and expand their access to capital.” Considering that entrepreneurs of color still struggle to raise venture funds and resources for business growth, this opportunity will help fill the gap through financial education.   View this post on Instagram   We are proud to announce the launch of our New Voices Banking Bootcamp sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Advancing Black Pathways! Over the course of three sessions in December 2020, this virtual Banking Bootcamp will provide 15 women of color entrepreneurs access to JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s bankers for programming on key topics, including establishing strong business banking relationships,...

Niki McGloster

Nov 10, 2020