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The Open for Business program is a cohort of nonprofits that will leverage the state-of-the-art RESILI™ platform, a new tech-enabled solution, to enhance the small business coaching experience for the small businesses in their network. Through this program, over 3,000 small businesses will receive an individualized business health assessment that aims to identify strengths, areas for improvement, and industry insights to facilitate business growth.

We will select 10 non-profit partners who will receive a stipend of $20,000 to help cover the costs of administering the program. Furthermore, each partner will receive training and support on how to deliver personalized and sophisticated coaching to entrepreneurs in their network.

Application Opens: Wednesday, June 1st, 2022, at 9:00 am ET   

Application Closes: Friday, June 10th, at 11:59 pm ET (midnight)   

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with final decisions communicated no later than Friday, June 17th, 2022 


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