Scotch™ Brand Ship It Forward Small Business Grant

Frequently Asked Questions

While the Official Rules outline the complete details of this promotion, your question may already be answered below.

WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?
GRAND PRIZE (1 Recipient):
  • $10,000 grant
  • Private coaching session with entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel
  • 1-year supply of Scotch™ Brand shipping and packaging products, including Scotch® Box Lock™ Shipping Tape, Scotch™ Flex & Seal Shipping Roll and Scotch™ Precision Scissors
FIRST PRIZE (5 Recipients):
  • $1,000 grant
  • 1-month supply of Scotch™ Brand shipping and packaging products, including Scotch® Box Lock™ Shipping Tape, Scotch™ Flex & Seal Shipping Roll and Scotch™ Precision Scissors
See the Official Rules for full details including ARV.
CAN I SUBMIT A NOMINATION FOR MYSELF/MY BUSINESS?
Yes! You can submit one nomination for yourself/your business. You will not be disqualified if your business receives multiple nominations from other entrants.
HOW MANY NOMINATIONS CAN I SUBMIT?
You can submit two (2) nominations; however, both nominations cannot be for the same business owner/business.
WHAT SHOULD THE VIDEO BE ABOUT?
Your video should be about the nominee business and should answer the following questions:
  • What is the name of the small business and small business owner?
  • What item(s) does the small business sell?
  • How has the small business / small business owner been impacted by the pandemic?
  • What shifts has the small business owner made to overcome the challenges of the pandemic?
  • What does the business’s current shipping process look like and how would it benefit from having a more efficient shipping process and receiving this grant?
WHAT REQUIREMENTS DOES MY VIDEO NEED TO MEET?
The video must be 75 seconds or less in length, must be in English, and must be publicly available or accessible without a login or password.
HOW WILL MY NOMINATION BE JUDGED?
This is how our panel will judge the content of your video:
  • Story: Clearly communicates how the small business came to be (30%)
  • Challenges: Details specific challenges with packing-and-shipping related processes currently in place (30%)
  • Impact: Articulates the positive impact that having extra shipping supplies and support would have in combating the previously described challenges (40%)
Our panel of qualified judges will select the 6 highest scoring submissions among all eligible submissions as winners. See the Official Rules for complete details.
HOW WILL I KNOW IF MY NOMINEE IS A WINNER?
We'll contact you (the nominator) via email on or around May 3, 2021. We will need further information about your nominee so that your nominee can receive their prize. You must provide this info via the link in the notification email within five (5) days of receiving the notification email, otherwise the prize will be forfeited.
I THINK I’M HAVING TECHNICAL ISSUES. WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Try these troubleshooting tips:

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3. Clear your browser's cookies and cache.
I HAVE RECENTLY MOVED OR UPDATED MY EMAIL ADDRESS. CAN I CHANGE MY REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR THIS PROMOTION?
We apologize for any inconvenience, but due to the number of entries we receive in each promotion, we are unable to change registration information. If you have any further questions, please fill out the contact form below.
WHY CAN'T I USE MY P.O. BOX ADDRESS TO REGISTER?
Your home address allows us to identify your residence for eligibility purposes and tells us where to send any physical prizes you win.