Beyoncé continues to show why she was selected for this year’s BET Humanitarian Award. On top of her many initiatives, Beyoncé has also partnered with the NAACP to supply grants.
The grants will be for black businesses impacted by Covid-19 in different U.S. cities. This week the NAACP announced that they will partner with Beyoncé’s BeyGood foundation to create small business grants.
As announced on the NAACP website, they will be distributing several grants valued at $10,000 to Black-owned businesses in Houston, Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis.
Over the last couple of months, the pandemic and outpours for justice throughout the Black community and across the country has been felt in every imaginable area of our lives, including in how our local businesses continue to operate, said the organization in a press release.
The new fund comes after Beyoncé released Black Parade on Juneteenth to promote Black-owned businesses across the U.S. In addition to this, BeyGood pledged $6 million in partnership with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey toward the global virus outbreak.
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BeyGOOD announces The Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund, assisting small businesses negatively impacted by recent events. The NAACP is proud to partner with BeyGOOD to help strengthen small businesses and to ensure economic empowerment for Black businesses. Click the link in our bio to learn more.
Wow, and people really say that Beyoncé doesn’t give back. She just continues to prove the haters wrong.
Applicants can go to NAACP’s website to apply. Applications will be accepted up to July 18. If selected the applicant will be notified by July 31st.