Press Releases

6
Nov

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program to Host November Networking Event & Pitch Competition for Buffalo Entrepreneurs

Events are an opportunity to encourage collaboration among local entrepreneurs and small business owners This month, the KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart, will hold two events—a networking event and a pitch competition—to highlight opportunities for entrepreneurs in Buffalo and encourage local collaboration. The networking event, entitled “The Buffalo Entrepreneur’s Social,” will take place on Wednesday, November 14th from 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Foundry

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11
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $110K to Center for Economic Growth, Community Loan Fund and Excelsior Growth Fund to Fund Collaboration in New York’s Capital Region

Program awards grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities Today, the KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart, awarded $110,000 to the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) in collaboration with two other Capital Region nonprofits, the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region (CLFCR) and Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF). CEG is the Capital Region’s chief economic

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10
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $120K to Akron Urban League and ConxusNEO

Grant will Fund New Project to Address Unemployment and Underemployment Among Minorities

3
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered By JumpStart, Awards $100K To i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS To Expand Coding Boot Camps

Grant will Also Fund New Programs to Help Minority Entrepreneurs Build Digital Literacy Skills

1
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $115,000 to Syracuse’s CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity

Program will celebrate National Small Business Month by awarding grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities The KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart, is celebrating the start of National Small Business Month by awarding $115,000 to Syracuse’s CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity (CenterState CEO). This funding will

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1
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $100,000 to Urban League of Rochester and Ibero-American Action League

Program will celebrate National Small Business Month by awarding grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities

30
Apr

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $100,000 to Excelsior Growth Fund and Westminster Economic Development Initiative

Program will celebrate National Small Business Week by awarding grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities

24
Apr

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $100K to Three Dayton Organizations to Launch New Workforce Development Initiative

Grant will Fund Collaboration Between Dayton Chamber Minority Business Partnership, Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center and Wesley Community Center

20
Apr

Venture For America Granted $30K from KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, to Grow Program in Ohio

KeyBank Business Boost & Build program grant to VFA intended to help nonprofit increase women and people of color participants in two-year fellowships working in Ohio startups

12
Mar

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered By JumpStart, Awards $100K to Cincinnati Chamber Minority Business Accelerator

Grant From the KeyBank Center for Technology, Innovation and Inclusive Growth will Fund New Program to Help 50 Minority Businesses Grow and Hire Over the Next Five Years