Fiserv: Small minority-owned businesses in the National Capital Region eligible for grants of $ 10,000 through Fiserv’s Back2Business program
Small minority-owned businesses in the National Capital Region eligible for $ 10,000 grants under Fiserv’s Back2Business program
September 29, 2021
Qualified organizations can apply for the program from September 29
WASHINGTON, DC – September 29, 2021 – Fiserv, Inc.(NASDAQ: FISV), one of the world’s leading providers of payment technology and financial services solutions, provides support to small minority-owned businesses in the National Capital Region, many of which have been affected by the pandemic of Covid-19.
including free advice and cutting edge technology solutions such as clover® point of sale platform, to small minority-owned businesses.
Eligible businesses located in the following independent counties and cities can apply for a Back2Business grant to help with payroll, rent or lease payments, technology or equipment purchases, or space redevelopment:
Virginia: Arlington, Fairfax, Chesapeake, Loudoun, Prince William, Roanoke, Stafford
Maryland: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Washington
Virginia: Alexandria, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Manassas, Manassas Park, Roanoke
On September 29, Fiserv will present Back2Business Grants of $ 10,000 to three DC area merchants, each of whom will be recognized at the 2021 Congress baseball game. The grant recipients are:
Dawn Tucker’s Lord and Tucker Management Consultants, LLC, a company providing consulting and training services to individuals and organizations in entrepreneurship, federal government contracting, college professional development and management. Tucker will receive his scholarship from the Honorable Steny Hoyer, Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives.
Raul Lucero from Los Amigos Latin Market, a small grocery store offering Latin American products and basic necessities. The grant will be presented by Guillermo Cisneros Finck, senior vice president and director of Juntos, an employee resource group within Fiserv that seeks to unite, empower and support Hispanic and Latino associates and their allies across the company.
Erinn Roth from Jo’s little eats , specializes in southern-inspired desserts made from scratch, in small batches, with a French influence. The establishment also creates heavy and light appetizer tables for corporate and private catering and has served at national conventions, trade shows and wine and food festivals as well as at private and corporate receptions.
“Small businesses are the backbone of our communities and the backbone of our economies, and nowhere is this better understood than in our nation’s capital,” said Neil Wilcox, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Fiserv. “Fiserv is committed to providing the resources small business owners need as they continue to regain their foothold in these difficult times.
In addition to the Washington, DC area, Fiserv has sponsored the Back2Business program in several cities including New York, Milwaukee, Miami, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Tulsa, Oklahoma and Oakland, California. To date, Fiserv has presented more than 1,000 grants to small businesses under the program.