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Hartbeat Vendor Fee Grants

In celebration of National Entrepreneurship Month, Hartbeat is partnering with 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Black on the Block Community Outreach Inc. Hartbeat will channel its entrepreneurial roots and storytelling expertise to work with Black on the Block to support other Black-owned businesses.


Hartbeat is working with Black on the Block Community Outreach to provide a grant covering the vendor fees for up to 50 eligible small businesses participating in Black on the Block's November Market and Hartbeat will create a vendor spotlight video for one vendor selected by Black on the Block and Hartbeat. For all details on the application process and eligibility criteria, please continue below. 

Hartbeat is the global entertainment company founded by Kevin Hart with a mission to keep the world laughing together. The company creates content and experiences at the intersection of comedy and culture. Hartbeat aims to generate opportunities for the next generation of diverse voices across its projects.

Event Details

Date: Sunday, Nov. 19th 

Time: 3-9pm 

Venue: Rolling Greens - 1005 Mateo St. Los Angeles CA, 90021

Indoor and Outdoor vendor spots are available. 

How to Apply

1. Vendor Application

1. Download the Black on the Block App through the App Store or Google Play.

2. Sign in and click the last button on the bottom menu. 

3. Click "Apply to be Vendor" and select the November Market. 

4. Create a Vendor Account (this is separate from your BOTB app login). 

5. Complete your application and submit it for approval.


2. Grant Application

Once you submit your November Vendor Application through the Black on the Block app, please see the eligibility requirements and complete the Grant Application here to be considered.

Out of the 100 businesses Black on the Block accepts to participate in the November 19th Market in LA, up to 50 will receive a grant covering their vendor fee. 

Not all approved vendors will be accepted as grant recipients. Please still be prepared for full vendor fee payment. If you are a grant recipient, you will receive an invoice for $0.

Grant Application deadline: Nov. 8th, 2023


Black on the Block Community Outreach, Inc

is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit incorporation based in Los Angeles. Our mission is to empower and uplift small Black-owned businesses by providing them with the financial resources, education, mentorship, and support they need to succeed.


Through our work, we strive to build a brighter future where every entrepreneur has the opportunity to thrive, regardless of their race or background.

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