YRTTF's Shark Tank Jr. Application - due Feb. 28, 2023

Ever think about starting your own business? 

Create a product and business proposal as if you were planning to pitch on the TV show, Shark Tank. 

You Run This Town Foundation is awarding up to a $300 mini grant to youth throughout L.A. County who submit a business proposal project. Present your business proposal, concept, budget, and sales pitch in a 5-10 minute video for our team of business entrepreneurs to judge and select a winning business proposal!

Participant Guidelines:

- Youth 14- 24 years old may apply


- You may work individually or in a group of up to 3 people (If working in a group, make sure each group member submits the additional group member application form at: https://forms.gle/iYegCWXYVg95KcgL9)

- SAVE THE DATE! All Shark Tank Jr. awards will be presented at YRTTF's Dream Big L.A. virtual event in May 2023 (specific date TBA). Awards, certificates and prizes will be presented to all award recipients for YRTTF Programs! The event celebrates all the phenomenal youths in L.A. and will feature keynote speakers, live musical performances, the YRTTF Team, and more! 


*Your submission may be used to impact the next group of students participating in YRTTF LA programs.*

Questions? Email us at team@yrttf.org.

Important Dates

Application Opens: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Application Due Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023

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*Make sure to complete this section thoroughly, as this information will be used to contact you if further information is needed or to reach you when it comes time to distribute awards*
1. Applicant's Full Legal Name *
1a. Preferred Name (if applicable)
1b. Name Pronunciation
(Sample: Henri Martin = Hen-ree Mar-Tin)
1c.  Preferred Pronouns
2. Full Mailing Address (Street, City, State, & Zip) *
Make sure address is COMPLETE and ACCURATE, as it may be used to mail out award to the winner.
3. Telephone Number *
4. Email Address *
5. Date of Birth *
6. Gender *
7. School / Organization *
8. Grade Level *
9. Ethnicity *
10.  Family gross annual income from 2021 Income Tax form 1040 Line #11: *
*If you are UNDER the age of 18, please have a parent or guardian read and sign the following release form. If you are 18 years or OLDER you may sign the release form yourself.
In consideration for allowing the APPLICANT (hereinafter referred to as minor) to participate in the You Run This Town Foundation workshops, programs, and/or events, I the APPLICANT or PARENT/GUARDIAN OF MINOR, acting on behalf of the minor, hereby give, release, and discharge the You Run This Town Foundation, my written permission to copyright or publish all photographs, films, drawings and written material in which the minor appears in and/or have written, while involved in the You Run This Town Foundation programs. I further agree that You Run This Town Foundation may transfer, use or cause to be used, these photographs, films, drawings, and written material for any and all exhibitions, public display, publications, commercials, art and advertising purposes, without limitations, reservations, or any compensation, other than a receipt of which is hereby acknowledged. I hereby represent that I have carefully read and understand the contents of this document and sign the same of my own free will.
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