Mac Arthur Corporation, a Grand Blanc, MI, USA-based manufacturer of industrial labels, has applied for a $250,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main Street Grants. Mac Arthur Corporation must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the business and receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant. Customers, fans and community members can show support for Mac Arthur Corporation by voting at Mission Main Street Grants using Facebook Connect. The voting deadline is November 15, 2013 and grant recipients will be selected by expert panelists.
“Small companies struggle with the risk of pursuing new technology growth opportunities. A grant of this magnitude would allow us to pursue our vision to revitalize and sustain U.S. Manufacturing, create new advanced manufacturing jobs in our community, and contribute to regional economic growth,” says Mac Arthur Corporation CEO Christie Wong.
Through Mission Main Street Grants, Chase will award $3 million to small business across America. All businesses that apply for a grant and meet the eligibility requirements will receive a special advertising offer from Premier Sponsor, Google. In addition, the 12 grant recipients will be eligible to receive a trip to Google for an exclusive small business marketing workshop with Google experts and a Google Chromebook Pixel laptop.
The 12 grant recipients will be announced in January 2014. Consumers can show support by voting for Mac Arthur Corporation at Mission Main Street grants using Facebook Connect before the voting deadline on November 15, 2013.