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Shea Moisture
SheaMoisture have announced a £40,000 relief fund, aimed at helping black female salon owners navigate their way through Covid-19.
 
  • The SheaMoisture UK Community Commerce Relief Fund will gift 3x grants of £10,000 and 5x grants of £2,000 to minority owned female salon businesses.
  • Entrants will be asked to demonstrate how their business supports their community, how the funds will support their staff, elevate their future business goals and how they can demonstrate that they have positively adapted their business during Covid-19.
  • Winners of the fund will be selected by an expert judging panel. Editorial and Celebrity Hairstylist Stefan Bertin, Entrepreneur and Founder of Treasure Tress, Jamelia Donaldson and natural hair influencer and owner of O So Curly, Shannon Fitzsimmons, aka UKCurlyGirl. They will also be joined by Entrepreneur and Founder of WCAN and Oja, Mariam Jimoh
  • To support those selected for the SheaMoisture UK Community Commerce Salon Relief Fund, SheaMoisture UK has teamed up with WCAN – a hub for the personal and professional development of black women throughout the UK
  • As part of the partnership with WCAN, the fund awardees will be supported with longer term business mentoring, business webinars to enhance acumen, Black Girl Magic online community support, business spotlight on partner websites, and general hands on support to help their business flourish through Covid-19 and beyond.

    Apply here: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SheaMoistureUKCommunityCommerceSalonReliefFund