Citizens Bank Announces Award of Grants for Minority-Owned Small Businesses

PROVIDENCE, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Citizens Bank today announced that it has awarded 100 grants of $15,000 each totaling $1.5 million to minority-owned small businesses across its service areas as part of its previously announced $10 million investment to help drive social equity and economic advancement in underserved communities across its footprint. Through a short essay, applicants shared insight on how they would use the grant to both strengthen and sustain their business and help their co