eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) – eBay Expands Small Business Grants Program to Year Two
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Expands Up & Running Small Business Grants Program to Second Year.
What happened: The program allocates $ 500,000 in funding and education resources to encourage the growth of small businesses operating on eBay. In its second year, the program will continue to award grant packages of $ 10,000 to 50 eBay trading sellers based in the United States.
Grant recipients receive a package that includes cash, premium access to guided e-learning content through eBay Sellers School, as well as direct training and coaching from sellers eBay growth experts and advisors.
eBay continues its partnership with the business accelerator Hello Alice, whose platform will be used to bring recipients into an online community of similar businesses for peer-to-peer networking and access to free tools and resources for business owners.
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Why this happens: “Small businesses fuel our economy, our communities and the eBay marketplace,” said Andrea Stairs, eBay marketing director and vice president of the seller community, who added that the continued Up & Running program Grants “is part of eBay’s unwavering commitment to supporting and empowering our small business sellers through the relentless challenges brought on by the global pandemic. “
Applications for the new Up & Running Grants cohort are accepted until September 3 via an online application.
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