Applications now closed for the Antares REACH Grant Program
The Antares REACH Grant Program, presented in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), provides $20,000 grants to small businesses, with an emphasis on those that have an established product/market fit, have a clearly identified need for growth capital, and are owned by historically underrepresented entrepreneurs.
Grant recipients will also take part in Antares’ Growth Track Boost Camp program, a digital community which will be home to monthly business coaching workshops, mentorship, networking and more.Applications Closed
To be eligible, a business must:
- Be a for-profit business that is majority (51%+) owned by an individual(s) who is from a historically underrepresented group(s)(HUGs): (Womxn, People of color, Military-affiliated, Persons with disabilities, or LGBTQ+)
- Have a venture-scalable or venture-viable product or service
- Have generated a minimum of $25,000 USD in revenue in 2022
- Complete the Business Health Score prior to application close (the results of the BHS will not impact eligibility for the program)
- Have a demonstrated need for funding to support growth
Want the fine print? Read the terms and conditions.
Applications for the Antares REACH Grant Program will be accepted from July 17, 2023 at 9 a.m. ET to August 4, 2023, at
6 p.m. ET.
Applications will be reviewed by a committee in accordance with review criteria outlined in the terms and conditions. Recipients will be notified via email and publicly announced in October 2023.
In partnership with Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Antares Capital aspires to increase representation in business by leveraging the organizations’ financial resources and leadership skill sets to provide capital and support underrepresented entrepreneurs.
Supporting the historically underrepresented founder community
$1M non-dilutive capital and resources available
40 grant recipients
Announcing the Antares REACH Grant Recipients
Made possible by Antares Capital, this initiative provided 40 small businesses a $20,000 grant to help them grow and scale.
We’re proud to announce the recipients of the Antares REACH Grant Program, presented in partnership with Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN)! This initiative awarded $20,000 grants to 40 historically underrepresented entrepreneurs. Grant recipients will also take part in Antares’ Growth Track Boost Camp program, a digital community which will be home to monthly business coaching workshops, mentorship, networking and more.
Recipients will use the funding to help them get to their next big milestone on their entrepreneurial journey. Review the full list of recipients below, and visit the Small Business Funding Center to find more grant opportunities and lending options.
About Antares Capital
Founded in 1996, Antares is an experienced and cycle-tested alternative asset manager and a leading provider of financing for private equity-backed borrowers. With one of the most seasoned teams in the industry, Antares is focused on delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns for investors and creating long term-value for stakeholders. The firm manages $64B+ of capital under management and administration as of June 30, 2023, and maintains offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto and London. Visit Antares at www.antares.com or follow the company on LinkedIn. Antares Capital London Limited is an appointed representative of Langham Hall Fund Management LLP, an entity which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK.