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We know how challenging it can be to build and grow a small business. How do you secure funding? How do you make the most effective decisions? How do you find the best suppliers, employees, and partners?

To help you navigate these and other challenges our partners have launched Ignite Buffalo.

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The application period for Ignite Buffalo is now officially closed, but the opportunity to attend our grand finale event on July 11th at 6pm is just one click away. Sign-up below to reserve your spot.

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Ignite Buffalo is here to help.

Ignite Buffalo is a business grant and mentorship program that promotes sustainable growth, job creation, and ongoing education to local small business owners.

Finalists selected will be in the running to receive a business grant of up to $100,000 and free access to a curated mentorship program in collaboration with a series of local and national partners. Within this program, business owners will gain access to industry experts offering ongoing educational programming, access to resources, and curated workshops.

The application period is now closed but we encourage you to come cheer on our finalists as they tell their stories live on stage on July 11th at 6pm. Click here to register.

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Present your story live at Facebook Community Boost!

Coming to Buffalo July 9-11, Facebook Community Boost is a nationwide event that provides free training, workshops, and networking designed to help boost businesses, careers, and communities.

Ignite Buffalo's top 7 program finalists will present their stories live on stage at Facebook Community Boost Buffalo to compete for up to $100,000 in business grants. And who knows? You may even meet your next collaborator or be inspired to start your next business venture!

The video above was filmed at Facebook Community Boost St. Louis