US Chamber Launches Save Small Business Fund
4/22/20: The Save Mall Business Fund application process is closed as all available funds have been committed.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched a fund to provide assistance to small businesses in the form of $5,000 grants.
The Save Small Business Fund — in collaboration with Vistaprint and with support from Merck, S&P Global Foundation, and Travelers — will include contributions from corporations and philanthropies. The grant is expected to address small businesses’ immediate needs such as closures and job loss and will support their long-term recovery.
Applications for the Chamber’s fund will open on April 20, 2020.
In order to qualify a business must:
- Employ between 3 and 20 people
- Be located in an economically vulnerable community
- Have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic