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SERA Marketing Grant

Now more than ever, your online presence is the most important way to build and sustain your business. We will be donating up to $25,000 worth of digital and creative services to small businesses throughout Northwest Indiana. This initiative will help leverage digital marketing for small businesses throughout our community to grow and spread their brand online.

How It Works

Apply

We will be donating up to $25,000 worth of digital and creative services

Review

Applicants will be selected by our team based on the eligibility and criteria below

Grow

We will help to grow and spread your online presence

What To Know

  • Eligible services can include website design, digital marketing strategy, Facebook/Google optimization, videography, photography, and other digital and creative services offered by SERA Solutions.
  • The SERA Marketing Grant is intended to increase the ability of small businesses and organizations to increase consumer spending locally and support local business recovery efforts.
  • Ad spend/budget and software license costs are not eligible.
  • Prioritization will be given to businesses most impacted by COVID-19, such as retail, restaurants, lodging, and other businesses that have been negatively impacted by forced closures, reduced occupancy, and capacity constraints.

Frequently Asked Questions

This initiative will help leverage digital marketing for small businesses throughout our community to grow and spread their brand online. We believe this grant will help bring our community together and sustain our local businesses through these times.

After your SERA Marketing Grant is approved, you will be contacted by a member of the SERA Solutions team and you will be asked to schedule an in-person or virtual discovery meeting to develop a marketing plan. Our goal is to schedule discovery meetings within 3-5 days of approval, but please understand that timing may fluctuate based on current capacity.

We plan to review applications and notify applicants of their grant approval or denial within 14 days of receiving the completed application. Please understand that timing of a decision on your application may fluctuate based on current demand or based on the quality and accuracy of information provided.

We’re a local business just like you, operating out of Michigan City, Indiana. We offer web design, digital marketing, and creative services (photography/videography). We’re also the only Certified Google Partner in the region, giving us access to tools and trends that we would like to use to help your business.

Have a question that we haven’t answered here? We’d love to talk to you. Get in touch with us by emailing grants@serasolutions.com.

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