Monday, August 25, 2014
LA Furniture Retailer Announces $25,000 "We Love Local Small Business Grant"
One local furniture maker or designer will be chosen to receive a $25,000 grant. Local small businesses who are either furniture designers or furniture makers may send their applications along with photographs of their design work. West Elm will choose 20 finalists on September 30, and then allow the public to vote for their favorites online. The winner will be announced on November 19.
The winner will receive $25,000 business support and mentorship from West Elm. In addition, their products will have an opportunity to be included in West Elm's product offerings.
West Elm is a Los Angeles based designer and manufacturer of quality furniture at affordable prices. By partnering with local makers and designers, they are able to offer a variety of unique and locally-made crafted furniture. The "We Love Local Small Business Grant" will lend support to local artists and help them grow their business.
For more information and to apply for the grant, visit www.westelmlocalgrant.com/