The Learning Oasis Needs Support to Be Eligible for $250,000 Grant from Mission Main Street SM Grants

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Help The Learning Oasis Grow by Voting Online Before November 15

With this money we will provide career training scholarships for women in need. -- Dana Bernard - CEO The Learning Oasis

The Learning Oasis, a local non-profit, has applied for a $250,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main Street SM Grants. The Learning Oasis must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the business and receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant. Full eligibility requirements are available in the Program Rules. Customers, fans and community members can show support for The Learning Oasis by voting at with Facebook Connect. The voting deadline is November 15, 2013 and grant recipients will be selected by expert panelists.

"Each day at we get calls from women wanting to transition from a job to a career. They come from all backgrounds and have one thing in common, no funding to get started. With this money we will provide full-partial career training scholarships for 150-1250 women. The best marketing will be word of mouth shared by our successful graduates. There is nothing more powerful than positive word of mouth to drive growth," said Dana Bernard, CEO The Learning Oasis

Through Mission Main Street Grants, Chase will award $3 million to small business across America. All businesses that apply for a grant and meet the eligibility requirements will receive a special advertising offer from Premier Sponsor, Google. In addition, the 12 grant recipients will be eligible to receive a trip to Google for an exclusive small business marketing workshop with Google experts and a Google Chromebook Pixel laptop.

The 12 grant recipients will be announced in January 2014.

Consumers can show support by voting for The Learning Oasis at using Facebook Connect before the voting deadline on November 15, 2013. For additional details about Mission Main Street Grants visit

About Mission Main Street Grants

Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to small business, Chase launched Mission Main Street Grants, a program that will award 12 grants of $250,000 to small businesses across America. By completing a business profile, a grant questionnaire, and meeting relevant eligibility requirements, small businesses will have access to special offers from the Premier Sponsor, Google. Chase is committed to helping small businesses so they can take big steps for their business and community.

About The Learning Oasis

What We Do

The Learning Oasis provides career resources, education and guidance for women. We do this through a combination of private funding and grants. We believe each woman has a unique set of strengths that when focused upon will allow them to be the most fulfilled and satisfied with life and work.

Why We Do It

At The Learning Oasis, we understand and have lived the same challenges that women encounter in life and work. We care about women and want our clients to know that they are not alone. Why struggle when we can provide guidance to get past roadblocks.

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