Application for the 2021 KKR Small Business Builder grant for Entrepreneurs is ongoing!
For more than 40 years, KKR has strived to build better companies and better futures for our investors. At our core, building better is what we aim to do.
KKR believes in the power of business to drive strong economies, provide local jobs, and support thriving communities. All big businesses were once small businesses, and while KKR’s day-to-day focus is investing in and growing large companies, we recognize the critical importance of small businesses. They are important. And right now, due to the impacts of COVID-19, many of them are in crisis.
To apply successfully, kindly read through this piece to learn the full details about this grant- the eligibility criteria, requirements, application deadline, and more.
KKR Small Business Builders grant
In response, KKR is proud to launch the KKR Small Business Builders fund. KKR Small Business Builders will provide recovery grants to local companies in communities around the world. “We believe that now is the time to invest in our neighbourhoods and neighbours in a new way. We believe that, together, we can be builders.
Eligibility and Focus on Impact
KKR Small Business Builders has an emphasis on companies that are pivoting their business in response to the pandemic; are operated by historically underrepresented groups (HUGs); and/or are providing important community services.
To be eligible, a business must have between 5 and 50 employees, less than $7 million USD in annual revenue, demonstrated need for support, a strong plan for moving forward, and be in good standing with the IRS or their local regulatory body. For more information on eligibility, please visit the application page.
KKR Small Business Builders grant – Benefits
- Small businesses will have access to $10,000 grants.
- Technical support to small business owners through a range of mentoring and coaching opportunities with KKR employees.
- Connect small businesses to a network of resources and a thriving online community through partners at Hello Alice.
Eligibility Criteria for KKR Small Business Builders grant
To be eligible to apply for the KKR Small Business Builders Grants 2021, businesses must meet the following requirements:
- The business must have between 5 and 50 employees.
- Must have less than $7 million USD in annual revenue.
- Demonstrate need for support and a strong plan for moving forward.
- Be in good standing with the IRS or the local regulatory body.
Eligible businesses entities are to visit the official application webpage and apply for the grant and ensure to provide all the required information.
Application Deadline: October 15th 2021
Other Opportunities to Apply