Round 2 Elevate Together Cash Grant Now Open Apply Today
The deadline to apply is Friday, June 17, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET. for your members to apply.
ELEVATE TOGETHER™ powered by Round It Up America® is a nonprofit initiative designed to address systemic discrimination and historical racial disparities in business growth and profitability in Black and Hispanic communities.
The Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Office Depot to offer a grant opportunity for small business with less than 5 full time employees.
This is Round 2 for gash grant funding and the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce is one of several chambers in the United States to offer this grant opportunity to Latino & Black Small Business. Other cities include Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, South Florida, and has expanded to Phoenix, Fort Worth, Detroit and Minneapolis.
Grant Criteria to qualify:
LALCC will be providing three to six cash grants directly to the selected business owner and the typical grant amount ranges from $5,000 - $10,000 per business.
June 17, Last day to submit your application and video.
June 20 - 24, Elevate Committee to review applications and select grant recipients.
July 1 - 8, Grant recipients will be notified by LALCC.
Within a week, Cash grant recipient will receive a congratulatory letter with dates and times for mentor orientation session with Venture Mentoring Team and receive Elevate Together toolkits. The Venture Mentoring Team will host a mentor orientation for Elevate Together cash grant recipients.
July 18 – 22, Mentoring session for Elevate Together cash grant recipients begin
November 19, Deadline for cash grant recipient to complete three mentoring sessions
Only LALCC members will be considered for this grant. If you are not a member, visit us at www.lalcc.org/member-levels. If you have questions, contact Olivia Rios, Director of Operations & Program at (213) 422-9019 or email at Olivia@lalcc.org.
**Membership and EIN #'s will be verified.
Dates are subject to change.
How Elevate TogetherTM provides Support
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a business participate in the Elevate Together initiative?
Hispanic small business owners interested in participating in the initiative must contact the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce during standard business hours Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm PST.
Why should a business participate in the Elevate Together initiative?
Hispanic small business owners that are part of the Elevate Together initiative will receive short and/or long term-term education and training, mentoring and advisory services delivered by local community partners. Some businesses may also be eligible to receive a cash grant or in-kind products and services from the initiative.
In how many locations will the Elevate Together have in 2022
Elevate Together will launch in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and South Florida. The initiative will eventually be expanded to additional geographic locations in the United States.
For more information visit ElevateTogether.org.