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Make a commitment. Keep your commitment.

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How Can Corporate Entities Support New Majority Small Business Owners?

New Majority entrepreneurs have the greatest potential and yet face the highest barriers to success.

The good news? You have what New Majority owners need to thrive — and we have the processes, scale, and expertise to help you reach them.

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Capital

The most coveted category of capital, grants require no payback and no dilution of owner equity. Hello Alice has already partnered with F5000 companies to design and launch dozens of grant programs that have distributed $18.5M in capital to thousands of small businesses.

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Connections

Your organization has the connections to experts, influencers, and services that would benefit the nearly 600K New Majority owners on the Hello Alice platform. Our unique features help deploy your network of who’s who and product offerings in service of the public good.

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Community

Create something unique and share it with the right people. We’ll connect you with nearly 600k small business owners so you can invite the most relevant folk to your own virtual communities and events.

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Grants: The Fastest Way To Shrink the Opportunity Gap for Small Business Owners

Hello Alice surveys reveal that grants between $5,000 – $10,000 are the sweet spot. Unlike other sources of capital, grants require no payback and immediately address cash flow management.

Hello Alice Highlights: Capital Insights from Owners

A Persistent Need

Funding has ranked as the #1 challenge for small business owners for seven consecutive quarters.

Demographic Differences

Black and multiracial owners disproportionately rank funding as their top challenge compared to their peers.

Declining Optimism

While business outlook remains positive overall, owner optimism peaked in Q4 2020 and has declined as the Delta and Omicron variants fuel uncertainty.

Expertise + Ease: Turnkey Grants Program Design and Administration

As the leading resource for U.S. small business owners, Hello Alice already serves nearly 600K owners with the resources they need to succeed. In addition to our machine learning-powered platform, we design and administer branded grant programs from F5000 names you know.

We have trusted, equitable Grants how-to expertise to:

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Design grant programs

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Administer and select grant recipients

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Communicate and celebrate grant winners

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Ensure no one is left behind with free, ongoing to our resources

Reach

Create, deploy, and market funding programs quickly and at scale.

Target

Provide targeted support to owners based on industry, location, and demographics.

Celebrate

Celebrate and broadcast the success of those helped by your organization.

Impact

Measure and amplify the impact of funding outcomes.

Make a commitment to the New Majority small business owners.
Fulfill the commitment you’ve made.
With Hello Alice, you can do both.

The Washington Post
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To date, America’s 50 biggest public companies and their foundations collectively committed at least $49.5 billion since Floyd’s murder last May to addressing racial inequality — an amount that appears unequaled in sheer scale.”

Washington Post, Corporate America’s $50 billion promise, August 24, 2021

Get Started With Hello Alice

Our mix-and-match offerings enable you to fulfill your brand commitments in a way that makes sense for your business. Learn more about ways to work with us and deliver maximum impact.

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Sponsor a branded grant

Whether you are looking to support a specific industry, owner demographic, geography, or a mix of these, Hello Alice will be your partner every step of the way.

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Get the DE&I data you need

Tell your brand story well with access to our audience data and impact reports. Elevate the voices of owners in relevant categories.

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Sponsor digital learning

Engage owners with a free, fast-paced learning event hosted by Hello Alice. Sprints can range between two and four weeks, depending on your subject and how deep you’d like to go.