BAEC Awards $65k in Micro Grants to Small and Local Businesses

Micro Grant Ceremony On Thursday, January 28, 2021, the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center held an awards ceremony for sixteen local businesses, awarded grants through the Micro Grant Program.  Businesses were awarded over $4000 each and received group and one-on-one business coaching, as part of a technical assistance program called the Small Business Recovery & Assistance Program.  This unique program was funded by a San Bruno Community Foundation grant, awarded to the BAEC to support small and local businesses in San Bruno, in their recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Through the efforts of this program and with the work of BAEC team and community partners, micro grants totaling $65,000 have been awarded and over 100 San Bruno businesses have been served and supported.  This program officially launched in the summer of 2020, and continues to assist businesses.

For more information on the SBRAP connect with us here: baec@smccd.edu

Article by Pcyeta Stroud

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