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Driving Small Business Forward with Progressive® Commercial Insurance

Grant Amount : $25,000


Hello Alice is excited to partner with Progressive to give Hispanic small business owners an opportunity to drive their business forward. As the #1 commercial auto insurer in America*, Progressive understands small businesses and is committed to providing solutions to help meet their needs. According to McKinsey & Company**, Hispanic entrepreneurs start more businesses per capita than any other racial or ethnic group in the United States, yet they face more challenges getting loans or capital from the investment community. 

Progressive would like to support these business owners with funds to take their business to the next level. The Driving Small Business Forward fund will provide $25,000 to 10 small businesses towards the purchase of a commercial vehicle to accelerate their business. To be eligible, a business must be majority (51%+) owned and operated by an Hispanic-identifying entrepreneur(s), have a demonstrated need for a commercial vehicle, commitment to local community and a clear plan to keep their business moving forward.  Applications are open now through June 17, 2022. For a full list of eligibility criteria, please see the Terms and Conditions.


How do I Qualify?

Small businesses that are majority (51%+) owned and operated by a Hispanic-identifying entrepreneur(s). You have a clear need and use for a commercial vehicle. You know exactly what you do with a grant towards the purchase of a commercial vehicle. 

About the Grantor

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