Business Resource Round-Up for April and May 2024

    April 12, 2024

    Business Resource Round-Up for April and May 2024
    Each month, we gather the best in small business resources and grant opportunities that support entrepreneurs.

    BMO_Logopng (1)-2BMO Grow Your Business Checklist   

    Use this free, in-depth checklist from BMO to get ideas, tips, and resources about ways you can grow your small business.

    Learn more here.



    Dream Climate Tech Launchpad Program for BIPOC Entrepreneurs   

    Grants up to $25,000 from The Village Capital, in partnership with Dream.Org and Salesforce, are available to support Black and Latinx entrepreneurs building solutions to advance environmental justice.

    Apply by April 30.

    Grow_NY_DreamSpring_Resource_Roundup_OCT_NOVGrow-NY Pitch Competition    

    The Grow-NY business competition provides funding, mentorship, business development support, and other key resources to leading food and agriculture start-ups. Innovative startups are encouraged to apply for their chance to win up to $1 million. A total of $3 million in prizes will be awarded to seven startups.

    Apply by May 15. 


    DreamSpring-Blog-Feature-Image-Hello-AliceElevate Your Money Mindset Event with Hello Alice    

    Join Hello Alice in Santa Monica, California, for an in-person, half-day event dedicated to empowering your business vision and profitable strategies, all while gaining clarity and fostering a money mindset. Tickets are $49 and include refreshments and goodie bags.

    Register for the May 15 event.

    Bank-of-America-DreamSpring-Resources-APR-MAY-24Bank of America Supplier Diversity Small & Diverse Business Scholarship Program   

    Scholarship recipients will be given $10,000 and the opportunity to continue their education and enhance business operations functions within their companies by attending executive management programs. Diverse Business Owner must have at least three years of experience successfully running a company, at least three employees, and at least $300,000 in annual revenue.

    Apply by May 23.


    DreamSpring-BMO-virtual-event-April-2024Fast Forward your Small Business Virtual Workshop  

    Banking experts from BMO and DreamSpring lead a free virtual workshop on access to capital, finance best practices, how to work with a bank, and more. You’ll discuss the must-knows of capital, small business financials, and get your questions answered — all from the comfort of your home or business!  

    Register for the webinar on May 22, 11 a.m. MT.