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WEupdates – Grant Opportunities for Restaurants and Shuttered Venues


  • Grants for Restaurants and Shuttered Venues
  • Capital One Catapult – Application Due April 9
  • Citizens Helping Citizens
  • Learn the Power of Your Certification at a WBE Onboarding

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

$28.6 billionRestaurant Revitalization Fund” will be administered by the SBA to help restaurants in need during the pandemic.  
Eligible businesses may receive a tax-free federal grant equal to the amount of its pandemic-related revenue loss. 

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Shuttered Venue Operators Grant 

Opportunity to include over $16 billion in grants to eligible shuttered venues.
Applications are now being accepted.

*Note: Businesses cannot apply through Chase for this opportunity.

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Capital One Catapult – Application Due April 9

Introducing WBENC and Capital One’s innovative business development program for diverse suppliers – CATAPULT.

CATAPULT is an intensive, seven-month transformational learning journey designed to enable businesses to innovate and disrupt within their business and ultimately industry – by developing a new solution to a business challenge while leveraging learnings from the program.

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See Catapult in Action!

Applications are due by 11:59 PM April 9, 2021

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Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money

Citizens Bank is here to help our members with their financial literacy. Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money is a financial empowerment program dedicated to providing our communities with the resources and tools to make informed financial decisions. 

Resources include tips for managing debt, best practices for saving money, and much more!

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WBE Exclusive Offerings

WBE Toolkit – ‘I’ve been certified, but can I do more!?’
April 13 (9 AM) | Register to Attend

Watch the Toolkit Training on-demand here

WBE Onboarding – ‘I’m newly certified, but now what!?’
April 9 (11 AM) | Register Here


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