DALLAS, April 1, 2020 — The Thryv Small Business Foundation announced its Small Business COVID-19 Grant Program, a grant application program that will award immediate grants to struggling small businesses. The program, sponsored by Thryv Inc., its leadership team, several Thryv Inc. board members, and other donors, will award qualifying applicants grants between $2,500 and $15,000.

The Thryv Small Business Foundation is the 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization created by small business automation software provider Thryv Inc.

“We are proud to be offering small businesses this grant money in their time of need,” said Matthew Gourgeot, who oversees the foundation. “Small businesses should apply immediately if they need help because we hope to disburse these funds as soon as possible.”

Gourgeot said the foundation seeks to help SMBs deal with the financial burdens associated with the economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Small businesses should apply for a grant via the Company’s online application process at thryvfoundation.org. Grants will be made on a first come, first served basis so businesses should act quickly. Criteria is available online and all applications must be submitted by April 30, 2020.

“We know small businesses are the lifeblood of our American economy,” said Thryv Inc. CEO Joe Walsh, “and through the foundation’s actions, we are making a difference to ensure SMBs continue to stay strong.”

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