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Mastercard and Jennifer Hudson to Launch Grant Program to Support Black Women-Owned Businesses

Jennifer Hudson in partnership with Mastercard has launched a grant program — Fearless Strivers Grant Contest. Their mission is to bridge the gap in venture capital funding for women of color founders building scalable, growth aggressive companies. Fearless Fund is built by women of color for women of color.

Black businesses are vital to the economy and are amongst the hardest hit by the impact of the pandemic. Fearless Fund and Mastercard are partnering to launch a grant contest aimed at helping Women of Color business owners in cities across the U.S. with the needed funding and digital resources to build and bolster their businesses.