The Meeting Place on Market Selected for KKR Grant Featuring Women Founders

The Meeting Place Receives KKR Grant

The Meeting Place on Market (KaffeeScape LLC) is proud to announce that they are the recipient of a $10,000 KKR Grant for 2022!

"This grant will allow us to invest in marketing tools that help our business grow. We are thankful to HelloAlice and KKR for the supporting women-owned businesses. Our team is ready to put this money to work!" said Jennifer Brogee, CEO of The Meeting Place on Market.

What is the KKR Small Business Builders Grant Program?

Launched in the early days of the pandemic, the program was created as a key pillar of KKR’s COVID-19 Relief Effort with the goal of supporting small business owners around the world. Hundreds of owners have since been named recipients in Rounds 1–6 of the program!

2022 Female Founders Grant Recipients

The program invests in woman-identifying entrepreneurs, with an emphasis on New Majority owners who’ve pivoted their business in response to the pandemic and provide important community services. 

These recipients share a commitment to serving their communities and furthering their missions, along with the tenacity it takes to navigate the path of entrepreneurship during challenging times.

All recipients receive a $10,000 grant to help their small businesses recover and grow. 

Since 2020, KKR has awarded 278 small businesses with $10,000 grants through its Small Business Builders program. A key pillar of KKR’s COVID-19 Relief Effort, the Small Business Builders (SBB) grant supports entrepreneurs and their small businesses around the world. The program is designed to help business owners sustain their enterprises, maintain or create jobs, and spur economic opportunity as they respond to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

See the list of 2022 recipients here.


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