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Upwork to provide $1 million in grants for businesses

lenaellis
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Today Upwork is launching our Work Together Talent Grants!

 

Upwork is giving $1 million in talent grants to help businesses hire top professionals from Upwork for projects that counter the impact of COVID-19.

 

These grants will be used to assist projects whose mission is directly tied to mitigating COVID-19’s devastating impact on individuals, communities and economies across the world. There are so many ways to help and no project is too big or too small to have a meaningful impact. If you would like to learn more about the Work Together Talent Grant or would like to apply for a talent grant of up to $25,000, go to https://www.upwork.com/worktogether

 

The $1 Million in talent grants will be distributed on an ongoing basis until all funds are awarded. Grant recipients will be chosen based on the merit of the application and the contribution of the proposed work to the COVID-19 response.  An Upwork representative will reach out to you directly if you are awarded a grant.

 

To learn more about the eligibility requirements, please visit https://www.upwork.com/legal#worktogether





Find additional FAQS below:

 

What is a Work Together Talent Grant?

It’s essentially an Upwork credit that you never need to pay back. If your project is selected to receive a Work Together Talent Grant, our team will match you directly with remote professional(s) who have the specialized skills you need, and the grant funds pay for some or all of their time to help propel the effort.

 

How much grant money is my business eligible to receive?

Work Together Talent Grants come in various amounts up to $25,000. The amount of each grant is determined based on each project’s scope.

 

Who is eligible for Talent Grants?

Work Together Talent Grants are available to both existing and new clients, however, new clients must create an account at Upwork.com prior to applying. 

 

What types of projects are eligible for Work Together Talent Grants?

We’re looking to assist projects whose mission is tied directly to mitigating COVID-19’s devastating impact on individuals, communities and economies everywhere. There are so many ways to help and no project is too big or too small to have a meaningful impact.

 

Are Work Together Talent Grants available to for-profit organizations?

Yes. Our goal is to provide the in-demand talent needed to help all types of businesses as they work to counter the impacts of COVID-19.



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