Agency / Department: Rebuild the Block
Resource: Rebuild the Block Grants for Black-owned Businesses
Details: After launching a GoFundMe at the end of May, Philly-area MBA candidate Alexis Akarolo has already raised more than $150k of her $1 million goal. She‚Äôs now turning the Rebuild the Block initiative into a nonprofit to distribute sliding-scale grants to Black-owned businesses nationwide. To qualify, businesses must have been operating by Jan. 1 at the latest and prove they suffered financial harm from COVID-19 or in the rebellions that followed some demonstrations. email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.