The Small Business Series
August 1, 2022
September 30, 2022
Applications are due by 11:59pm EST
December 3, 2022
Selected SBS finalists will be honored during the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Conference
The return of the Small Business Series (SBS) will showcase outstanding, Black-owned organizations across Philadelphia that align with the Whitney M. Young pillars of equality and economic empowerment. The series will continue to uplift and support Philadelphia's Black businesses by awarding up to $10,000 in grant value and providing increased exposure and visibility in the greater Wharton ecosystem. For questions about the competition or application, please contact the SBS team at email@example.com.
Who Can Apply
Any Black-owned small business based in Philadelphia with less than 50 full-time equivalent employees and an annual revenue of $1 million or less.
How Winners Are Selected
Winners are selected based on their demonstrated community impact, growth potential, demonstrated traction, and the strength of their business model.
What You Can Win
In addition to up to $10,000, winners receive expert mentorship, exposure to the small business ecosystem, and increased visibility within the ecosystem of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.