Applications are rolling for the SoGal Foundation’s Black Founder StartUp Grant!

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SoGal Foundation is “home to the largest global movement of diverse entrepreneurs and investors.” They strive to put inclusivity at the forefront of entrepreneurial fields, knocking down discriminatory bias and building a diverse community of entrepreneurs and world changers. SoGal Foundation, along with Winky Lux, bluemercury, twelveNYC, Twilio, and other sponsors, have joined together to…

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Interdisciplinary Team Awarded $1 Million NSF Grant for Youth Advocacy and Disaster Resilience

NEWS PROVIDED BY GEORGIA TECH The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $1 million Stage 2 Civic Innovation Challenge (CIC) grant to the Georgia Tech-led project “Visualizing Resilience: BIPOC Youth advocacy through Mapmaking.” The interdisciplinary team of researchers previously received a $50,000 grant through Stage 1 of the CIC for the first iteration of…

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University of Georgia Small Business Development Center receives $42,000 grant from Truist Foundation

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The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center received a $42,000 grant from the Truist Foundation to establish an entrepreneurship academy. The Truist Foundation grant will enable 40 business owners from the Savannah area to participate in the program at no cost. Interested business owners are invited to apply online. Ideal program participants can create economic impact through job creation and increased revenue.

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