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Do you identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA+? Are you a small business owner working in the food, beauty, personal care, or household product categories?

If you answered yes, then you need to apply for Good Impressions, a new program from Meredith Corp! Through this new program, Meredith will be choosing a select group of 5-10 businesses, at various stages of growth, to receive consultation packages valued at $100,000 each! If you’re chosen, you’ll receive pro bono marketing and advertising expertise valued at $100,000, plus access to Meredith’s community of 190 million consumers, all to help promote awareness and boost sales for your small business.

Good Impressions from Meredith Corp

This is a truly exceptional opportunity, thanks to Meredith’s mission to help bridge the wealth and social gap for minority-owned small businesses.

To enter, you must be 18 years or older, identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA+, and a majority owner of a U.S.-based business that’s incorporated in the US, that sells products or services geared toward women in food, beauty, personal care, or household products categories. Your business needs to generate sales from at least $250,000 up to $1 million per calendar year, and be in a growth stage, working to scale operations. Finally, you’ll need a clear business plan with at least 30% margin.

Applications are open now! Deadline to apply is May 31, 2021 at 11:59PM ET. If you miss the deadline, that’s okay! There will be a second chance to apply beginning later this September.

As a minority-owned small business that specifically focuses on supporting other minority start ups, we’re always thrilled to see other organizations working to bridge opportunity gaps for underserved communities. Kudos to Good Impressions and everyone at Meredith Corp!

Now get out there and apply, apply, apply!