Scale Up Milwaukee: Announces holiday “bonus” cash prize for small businesses

MILWAUKEE – Scale Up Milwaukee is taking applications for its 2022 Holiday “Bonus” Cash Prize for Small Businesses. Three prizes will be awarded to deserving small businesses in the amounts of $5,000; $3,000; and $1,000.

Scale Up Milwaukee knows that everyone could use a little extra bump around the holiday season and the holiday “bonuses” are intended to provide extra support for three deserving small businesses.

Applications are due by Saturday, Dec. 3 and will be judged on their business plan, proposed use of the funds, and community impact, by a committee of representatives from JPMorgan Chase. 

Winners will be notified by mid-December and announced at the Scale Up Milwaukee Holiday Party on Thursday, December 15, 5:30 – 8:00 pm at the BMO Club in the Fiserv Forum. 

Applications and all information recorded will be kept confidential to the Reviewing Committee, comprised of Scale Up Milwaukee staff & representatives of JPMorgan Chase.

Applications and more information can be found at

About Scale Up Milwaukee: Scale Up Milwaukee, an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, is transforming the culture of growth in the greater Milwaukee area. We host impactful events and accelerators designed to infuse growth into every corner and help spread inclusive economic prosperity.