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Verizon Domestic Violence Entrepreneurship Grant Program
On June 9, OPDV Executive Director Amy Barasch joined with Verizon Wireless and Verizon Foundation to hold a press conference at Equinox Community Services of Albany announcing the new Verizon Domestic Violence Entrepreneurship Grant Program in New York State. Ms. Barasch approached Verizon with the idea of grants for domestic violence survivors and the company has put the plan into action.
The program will provide grants of $500 to $2,500 to domestic violence survivors to help them develop small businesses. Applicants will be required to submit a business plan, and be enrolled in, or have completed an entrepreneurship assistance program.
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