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Purolator Launches The True North Small Business Grant Contest

Purolator is once again running The True North Small Business Grant Contest. This grant recognizes small businesses and their contribution to society. This grant offers a range of opportunity for small businesses including:

4 Grant Prizes each consisting of:

  • $20,000 cash
  • $5,000 to pay it forward
  • $500 in Purolator shipping credits

The selected Grant Prize recipients will be free to use the $20,000 cash prize in any way that legally benefits their business. The Pay It Forward prize component of each Grant Prize must be executed by the Grant Prize Winners at the latest by June 30, 2023. The Grant Prize Winner will be required to provide supplementary materials including a proposal describing the Pay It Forward project plan, objectives, audience, expected outcome, and a detailed budget (if applicable), and must receive approval from Purolator before the Pay it Forward prize is awarded.

There are six Finalist Prizes each consisting of a $500 Visa gift card available to each of the eligible small business Finalists who are selected to be in the Top 10 but are not awarded with a Grant Prize. There are four Nomination Prizes each consisting of a $500 Visa gift card available to eligible nominators. One (1) of the four Nomination Prizes will be reserved for a Purolator Frontline Employee and shall be done by a separate draw

There are two ways to participate in the contest itself including:

  • Small business owners/founders can apply by self-nominating their business for a grant.
  • Customers, employees, vendors, and/or general supporters may nominate their favourite small business separately.

Deadline for nominations: May 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time (ET)

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