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Application Window Now Open for Berliner Cohen’s Annual Small Business Grant

As a part of our commitment to serving San Jose’s small business community, we are pleased to offer this grant opportunity of legal services and financial support to minority-owned businesses in the San Jose area.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be a minority-owned business located in the San Jose, CA area.The applicant company must be at least 51% owned by a person(s) who identify(ies) as Black/Afro-Caribbean/African American, Latino/Hispanic American, East Asian/ Asian American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, South Asian/ Indian American, Middle Eastern/ Arab American, and/or Native American/ Alaskan Native, must have fewer than 25 employees, must have been in business for more than one (1) year, and must be confirmed as not presenting a conflict of interest for Berliner Cohen, LLP.

Application Process

Please click here for the application and further information. The deadline for all applications is 5:00pm on November 20, 2023.

Selection Process

One grant recipient will be chosen and notified by December 1, 2023. Applications that are inaccurate, incomplete, or unintelligible for any reason will not be considered.