As a part of the Black Parade, a cross-country route where Beyoncé’s foundation is donating $1 million to small businesses in 10 US cities along her Renaissance World Tour, BeyGood is making a stop in her hometown to grant $100,000 to 100 local black-owned businesses.
“To celebrate people, communities, and small businesses impacted by economic inequities worldwide, Mrs. Carter has committed $1M,” the website reads.
The Black Parade is a cross continental tour that features 10 cities, including London, Chicago, New York, Charlotte, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Houston, and New Orleans, among others. Throughout the tour, the foundation will host 100 entrepreneurs to Black Parade Route Luncheons, provide grant opportunities to 1,000 small businesses, as well as $100,000 to small businesses in those cities.
From now until April 27, Houston black-owned small businesses can apply to receive a grants totaling in $100,000. Businesses can apply here.
Beyonce’s 43-date tour begins in Europe at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on May 10th kicking off two months of darting around Europe for much of May and June before touring North America for July, August, and September, eventually arriving in Houston for two shows at the NRG Stadium on Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th.