Verizon Small Business Digital Ready $10,000 Business Grant Q&A (WBC 11/14/23)

A webinar hosted by the Women’s Business Center of Northern Virginia in collaboration with Verizon –

$10,000 business grant application has opened! Verizon Small Business Digital Ready, Verizon in partnership with LISC has allocated $1M in grant funding to small businesses over the course of 2023. Verizon Small Business Digital Ready is designed to make small business learning free and accessible to all. From courses and live coaching sessions to personalized learning plans, it’s a free and easy way to bump up your skills and knowledge.

Plan on getting on the platform or apply for the grant? Go to

More about the grant:

  • For the latest round of grants, applications open on October 11, 2023, and close 11:59pm PT on December 20, 2023.
  • Up your small business skills by completing 2 courses or events. Completion of courses or events must have occurred after 7.‌1.‌23.
  • Apply between 10.‌11.‌23 and 12.‌20.‌23.
  • All applicants will be notified whether they’ve been chosen to receive funding.

Note: the grant application in the platform will not open until any combination of two courses or events are complete (part of the eligibility).

Access FAQs about the grant HERE.

We will answer questions such as:

  • When is the latest grant application open?
  • Who is eligible to apply?

The Women’s Business Center is funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
5:00 pm-5:45 pm

COST: $0




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Cancellation Policy

  • For classes with fees, participants whose checks are returned for insufficient funds will be charged a $35 fee.
  • Participants who have paid for a class and do not cancel at least 24 hours in advance, will forfeit their entire payment.
  • Participants wishing to receive a refund and have canceled in a timely manner will be charged a 10% administrative fee.


See our FAQs page or contact Sheina Waddell, Training Coordinator at (703) 768-1440 or email at

The Community Business Partnership is an equal opportunity service provider, lender, and employer.

Speaker: Kathryn Walker

Meet Kathryn Walker

“I started Becky’s Pet Care in 1998 and, thanks to CBP’s expert and caring staff, now have a strong business with over 160 employees.

Becky O’Neil, President, Becky’s Pet Care, Springfield, VA
Community Business Partnership of Springfield, VA