Slumber Yard $2,500 Award For Veteran Entrepreneurs
The Slumber Yard team is committed to helping military veteran entrepreneurs achieve their business goals. Our award program allows us to assist veteran-owned small businesses by providing much needed capital.
About This Award
Applicant must be a veteran, reserve or active duty member of any of the United States Armed Forces, OR a spouse of a military member or veteran.
Age & Citizenship
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years old.
Applicant's business must be a legal entity (sole proprietorship or legally incorporated LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp or formal partnership) under the laws of any U.S. jurisdiction or a legal 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Applicant must own at least 50 percent of the business.
The business cannot be involved with any of the following activities: alcohol, tobacco, weapons, drugs, pornography or gambling.
HOW TO APPLY
Create a Video
To apply, please create a video (no longer than 10 minutes) that answers the following questions:
Make your video creative and entertaining. Try to include as many personal anecdotes and examples as possible so the Award Committee can get to know you on an intimate level.
Application Deadline And Submission
Award candidates must submit a complete application by no later than September 30, 2019. The materials should be submitted together by email.
Selection Process And Notification
The Slumber Yard Award Committee will review each application and notify the winning recipient of their award by phone no later than October 15, 2019. Upon notice of winning the award, the recipient will need to supply current proof of business registration to receive their award check. In the event the winner does not respond within 96 hours of the initial contact attempt, a new winner will be chosen.
One-time award of $2,500. The check will be made payable to the business entity.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will the award funds be available?
The funds will be mailed to the winning recipient within 30 days of providing current proof of business registration.
Can I mail in a paper application?
No, we do not accept any paper applications. To be considered, you must use electronic submission that is outlined above.
How do I create a video to submit?
You can create a video with your computer, camera or phone. Please keep it under 10 minutes. Once complete, create a YouTube account, upload the video and send the link to the email specified above.
Please direct all questions to [email protected]