The NAACP Powershift Entrepreneur Grant is Daymond John’s quest to find and award up and coming Black Entrepreneurs $250,000 live on Black Entrepreneurs Day. Black Entrepreneurs were across the country were able to apply for the chance to win $25,000 each to help them grow and scale their businesses. In addition to the monetary compensation, winners of the grant will receive mentorship from Shark Tank’s Daymond John and join him live on air during Black Entrepreneurs Day to showcase their businesses.
The NAACP Powershift Entrepreneur Grant will be a part of history alongside Daymond John, Kevin Hart, Shaquille O’Neal, Tyra Banks, Khalid, Michael Strahan, Marcus Samuelsson, Rev Run, Janice Bryant Howroyd and more!
The grants will be generously funded by the event’s partners: Chase for Business, The General Insurance, T-Mobile For Business, Salesforce, Johnson & Johnson, Shopify, JP Morgan Wealth Management, Quickbooks, and Klayvio.