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The BGV | TikTok Innovate Together Grant Program is a collaborative effort between Black Girl Ventures and TikTok, stands as a transformative initiative with the overarching goal of empowering small business owners/entrepreneurs and content creators on their journey to success. The program will provide financial support enabling businesses to work with creators who possess the prowess to craft captivating content resonating with target audiences. The program aims to redefine success by fostering innovative collaborations, amplifying brand reach, and building lasting legacies. 

Applications open: January 30, 2024

Application close: February 29, 2024, 11:59pm

Who should get involved:

  • Entrepreneurs/Founders/Small Business Owners seeking funding for creative services for business growth (i.e. branding, influencer marketing, web development, logo design, video editing, etc).
  • Creators who would like to work with small businesses should ask that small business to apply as a pathway to collaboration.


  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have an active TikTok account.
  • Must be able to deliver the project within 3 months of receiving the grant (reporting required).
  • Must be available to attend an in person business development training March 22-24 (flight and lodging will be covered).

Award Levels:

  • Enterprise Award - $10,000
  • Innovation Award - $5,000
  • Community Award - $2,500

Goals and Objectives:

  • Empowerment through Collaboration 
    • Goal: Facilitate collaboration between visionary business minds and influential content creators by empowering entrepreneurs to collaborate with skilled creators for creative services that enhance storytelling and authentic connection.
  • Financial Support for Creativity: 
    • Goal: Provide financial support to small businesses and creators by providing a $50,000 grant pool to fuel innovative partnerships.
  • Scaling Businesses through Creative Marketing: 
    • Goal: Assist small businesses in scaling and reaching new audiences by leveraging creative marketing and influencer partnerships to expand their reach and impact.
  • Diverse Creative Endeavors: 
    • Goal: Support a variety of business sectors by encouraging applications from diverse industries, including culinary endeavors, fashion startups, and tech marvels.
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