The NAACP x BACARDI are working together to provide dedicated support to black owned businesses in the beverage-alcohol service, sales and hospitality industries. This webconference will allow you to learn more about the application process.
Backing the B.A.R. is a NAACP initiative that is awarding acceleration grants, education, support and entrepreneurship solutions for Black-owned bars, restaurants, nightclubs, lounges, liquor stores and small businesses with, or in the process of applying for, a liquor license.
Thirty-five (35) businesses will receive a grant of $10,000 dollars. The ideal grant recipient is looking for support in accelerating their business for the future.
To be eligible, a business must be at least 51% black-owned with a liquor license or aspirations for a liquor license. Applications are open now through July 30, 2021. For a full list of eligibility criteria, please see the Terms and Conditions.
Applications open June 19: https://app.helloalice.com/communities/naacp/applications/backing-the-b-a-r-acceleration-grant-round-2?modal=true