Empower Your Business: Apply for the Genesis For Good Catalyst Empowerment Grant Today!

Are you a small business owner looking to take your business to new heights? The Genesis For Good Catalyst Empowerment Grant Program is here to help you achieve just that. Genesis Bank, in partnership with Fiserv, is proud to announce this innovative grant program designed to empower diverse entrepreneurs and small business owners across Southern California. With grants of up to $10,000 and membership in the Catalyst Program, this opportunity provides access to invaluable resources, education, and relationships essential for business growth and community impact.

Grant Application Details

The Catalyst Empowerment Grant Program will be accepting applications in phases, starting with eligible businesses in Orange County, CA. Here’s what you need to know to apply:

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Revenue: Your business must have gross revenues of $500,000 or less.
  2. Operation Period: Your business must have been in continuous operation for at least one year.
  3. Employees: Your business must have 10 or fewer employees, including the owner(s).
  4. Location: Your business must be located in a low-to-moderate income area as defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  5. Licenses and Registrations: Your business must have all necessary licenses and registrations required by the city and county in which it operates.

Application Requirements:

  • Video Submission: Your grant application must include a video (maximum of 3 minutes) covering the following points:
    • Your background as a business owner.
    • Your business’s vision and mission for community impact.
    • How the grant funding will help accelerate your business growth.

To learn more and start your application, visit GenesisForGood.org/CatalystGrant.

Why Apply for the Catalyst Empowerment Grant?

Access to Funds and Resources: The Catalyst Empowerment Grant provides up to $10,000 in funding, enabling you to invest in key areas of your business to drive growth. Additionally, grant recipients gain membership in the Catalyst Program powered by GBIE, offering access to resources, education, and valuable relationships.

Point-of-Sale Technology: Recipients will also receive the Genesis + Clover Bundle, a state-of-the-art point-of-sale technology that helps you accept payments and manage your business operations efficiently.

Community Impact: By participating in this program, you contribute to the positive impact on your community. Your growth translates into job creation, economic development, and enhanced community well-being.

About Genesis Bank

Genesis Bank is one of only two diverse, multiracial Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) out of 4,600 banks in the United States. Dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs and fostering diverse business communities, Genesis Bank’s mission aligns with supporting small business owners in achieving their goals and making a meaningful difference.

Apply Today

Don’t miss this opportunity to empower your business and accelerate your growth. Whether you’re looking to expand your operations, invest in new technology, or enhance your marketing efforts, the Genesis For Good Catalyst Empowerment Grant Program can provide the support you need.

Visit GenesisForGood.org/CatalystGrant today to learn more and start your application. Together, let’s build a brighter future for your business and our community.

Empower your business. Empower your community. Apply now!