Verizon Small Business Digital Ready now accepting grant applications

Published 10:00 am Friday, June 7, 2024

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The Verizon Small Business Digital Ready program, in collaboration with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Next Street, is offering personalized tools and resources to small businesses. 

The program’s courses include building a brand, developing a communications strategy, financing a business, and ensuring cybersecurity. Active participants in this program can apply for the national $10K grants, with the current grant cycle open until June 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Businesses selected for the $10,000 grant will receive direct financial support. However, all participants benefit from free small-business courses, mentorship opportunities, and both in-person and virtual networking events. These resources are available in both English and Spanish, making them accessible to a broader audience.

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To be eligible for the grants, users must be active on the Small Business Digital Ready platform and have completed at least two resources this year. The latest national grant cycle remains open until June 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. PT.