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Apollo Cares: Business Resources

Resources for local and small businesses

Apollo Cares


  • Carver Bank Pitch Competition
  • U.S Small Business Administration: Disaster Loan Assistance
  • NYC & Company


The Apollo, in collaboration with 125th street Business Improvement District (BID) and the Harlem Commonwealth Council (HCC), announced the recipients of the Harlem Entrepreneurial Micro-Grant Initiative, a $20,000 program created to provide support to small and independent businesses, non profits, and collectives affected by COVID-19. This year, twenty $1,000 micro-grants were distributed to local merchants and organizations that define the culture and vitality of Harlem.

2021 Harlem Entrepreneurial Micro-Grant Recipients:

  •   Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative, LLC – Cultural organization
  •   Black Light Community, Inc. – Cultural organization
  •   Calabar Imports – Fashion, jewelry, and apparel
  •   Harlem Chi Community Acupuncture – Health and wellness
  •   Harlem Opera Theater Inc. – Cultural organization
  •   JTW FIT – Health and wellness
  •   Kaarta Imports – Fashion, jewelry, and apparel
  •   Media Scheme, LLC – Media company
  •   Melody Vaughn Interiors – Lifestyle
  •   Odd Balls Sales – Fashion and apparel
  •   Peartree Preschool – Educational services
  •   Regina Fleming Photography – Visual arts
  •   Shugah Baybees Child Development Center – Educational services
  •   Sundae Sermon Inc. – Cultural organization
  •   Swing It Inc. – Beauty and lifestyle
  •   Sydnie L. Mosley Dances – Cultural organization
  •   Uptown Dance Academy, Inc. – Cultural organization
  •   Urban Stream Media, LLC – Media company
  •   When Love Works Dynamically – Health and wellness
  •   While We Are Still Here – Cultural organization
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