Cultivate Small Business


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At Santander Bank’s Cultivate Small Business program, we aim to empower women, immigrant and minority entrepreneurs like you and give you the building blocks to be a successful business owner in food-related industries.

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Program participants need to meet the following criteria:

  • Participants must reside in or represent a business located in a low- to moderate-income urban area in Greater Boston (including Suffolk, Norfolk, Middlesex, Plymouth and Essex Counties).
  • Businesses should have earned between $25,000 and $1,000,000 in revenue in the most recent full calendar year.
  • Businesses must have been in operation for at least one year as of September 17th, 2019.
  • Businesses should have between 1 and 10 full-time-equivalent employees.
  • Businesses should be in food-related industries, including processing, technology, manufacturing and food services.

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