Maker Of Ball® Home Canning Products Awards $110,000 To The "Made For More" Small Business Fund Winners
March 23, 2021 at 08:01 AM EDT
ATLANTA, March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Newell Brands, the maker of Ball® home canning products, announced today the winners of the inaugural "Made For More" Small Business Fund. This past December, small businesses who use Ball brand home canning products were invited to share how they have gone above and beyond to support their local communities during the pandemic for a chance to win $10,000 to fuel their business. Twenty finalists were selected and America voted for the final ten winners. The fund garnered nearly 2,000 entries from small business owners across the United States and nearly 13,000 votes from community members who rallied behind the businesses.
"We are amazed by the amount of deserving and heartwarming entries we received throughout this process," said Kris Malkoski, CEO, Food Business Unit at Newell Brands. "We want to thank all the businesses who participated – we are so inspired by all the incredible submissions that the Made For More Small Business Fund will continue next year and we encourage you to submit again."
Recipients will each receive a $10,000 grant, public relations support, spotlights on the Ball home canning brand's social media channels, and opportunities to receive business mentorship from Newell senior executives. The 10 runners-up will each receive a $1,000 grant.
The 10 winning businesses include: (listed in alphabetical order)
The 10 runner-up businesses include: (listed in alphabetical order)
The Made For More Small Business Fund program will call for its next round of small business submissions later this year. For more details about the Made For More Small Business Fund and the small business winners, visit www.freshpreserving.com/madeformore and follow @BallCanning on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.
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