DoorDash Establishes Grant Program For Women- And BIPOC-Owned Restaurants Disproportionately Affected By Covid

Forbes

DoorDash is committing $2 million toward the first cohort of the program, which will include 100 restaurateurs in five cities–New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia. Those restaurateurs will receive a $20,000 grant and access to an eight-week-long educational program developed to teach business tactics–like marketing, managing cash flow and menu creation–to help sustain their business after the crisis ends.

The program was created with help from the Accion Opportunity Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial access to business owners who often lack such services. Over 90% of AOF’s small business clients are women, immigrants and people of color.

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