Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, & Grubhub Community Fund to Present Substantial Grants Supporting Local L
“This collaboration between Grubhub, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce exemplifies the impact a strong partnership can have for small businesses”
Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, & Grubhub Community Fund to Present Substantial Grants Supporting Local LGBTQ+ & Allied Businesses
HOUSTON, TX (August 25, 2023) -- Grubhub, a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace with the largest and most comprehensive network of restaurant partners, and the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBTQ+ community and certifying body for LGBTQ+-owned businesses nationwide, and the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce, are pleased to announce a series of grants for local businesses celebrating LGBTQ+ & Allied business resilience as part of the return of the NGLCC Community Impact Grant Program in 2023.
“We often say at NGLCC that if you can buy it, an LGBTQ+-owned business can supply it,” said NGLCC Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson. “That is especially true of the LGBTQ+-owned restaurants and establishments across America who kept our communities and first responders fed throughout the pandemic. We’re proud to again partner with Grubhub, with the support of a grant from the Grubhub Community Fund, in offering grants to support businesses throughout the nation. America’s 1.4 million LGBTQ+-owned business owners have shown incredible resilience over the last two years, and now, in turn, we can help them recover and build strong businesses.”
At the start of 2023, the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce opened applications for the NGLCC Community Impact Grant Program, a program made possible by a grant from the Grubhub Community Fund. The NGLCC’s network of more than fifty Affiliate Chambers across America, including the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce, helped amplify this grant opportunity to support local restaurants. Those local chambers will again benefit from this initiative’s Affiliate Chamber Fund. In addition to supporting local efforts to share the grant opportunity, this fund has and will continue to enable any establishment that receives a grant that is not currently a member of an NGLCC local affiliate chamber to have one year of membership paid.
On August 30th, a special event will take place at Star Sailor, 1710 W. 18th Street, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., featuring outstanding business owners and community leaders from our region, as well as guests from the NGLCC and partner organizations.
To learn more and register for this event, click here: https://bit.ly/45b67He
Local establishments receiving these grants include:
Cake Fine Pastry
City Cellars HTX
Harold’s Restaurant, Bar & Terrace
Island Hop Catering
Low Tide Kitchen & Bar
Momma’s at Sengelmann Hall
Sweet Timez Bakery
Tacos Doña Lena
The Brownie Experience
The Doshi House
“This collaboration between Grubhub, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce exemplifies the impact a strong partnership can have for small businesses” said Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce Co-Founder, President & CEO Tammi Wallace. “There are sixteen businesses in our region that are receiving funding from this grant program to foster expansion and contribute to their success, not to mention the support for our chamber. We deeply value this partnership and the commitment to bolstering LGBTQ+ and Allied businesses within our region."
“NGLCC has been an incredible partner to Grubhub, and it was a no-brainer to renew this program which has supported so many LGBTQ+-owned businesses across the country,” said Dave Tovar, Grubhub’s senior vice president of Communications and Government Relations. “We’ve heard so many stories of how independent restaurants have used these grants to do amazing things for their business and in their communities, and I’m excited to see what new and exciting things come out of the next group of grant recipients.”
For more information on the Community Impact Grant Program, please visit nglcc.org/ghgrant.
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The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and is the largest global advocacy organization specifically dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people. NGLCC is the exclusive certification body for LGBT-owned businesses, known as Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® (Certified LGBTBE®) suppliers.
About Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce accelerates economic opportunity for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer + (LGBTQ+) business community through a strong network of business allies, innovative programs, strategic partnerships and advance policies that foster economic inclusion and equality. Learn more at www.houstonlgbtchamber.com.
Grubhub is part of Just Eat Takeaway.com (LSE: JET, AMS: TKWY), a leading global online food delivery marketplace. Dedicated to connecting diners with the food they love from their favorite local restaurants, Grubhub elevates food ordering through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. Grubhub features more than 365,000 restaurant partners in over 4,000 U.S. cities.
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