This article will provide information about small business grants such as FedEx, the Founders’ First Job Creators Quest Grant and the City of Orlando’s Business Assistance Program. You can read the rest of this article to find out more about these grants. There are also many other types available for small business grants. Which one is best for you? You might be surprised at the answer. For more ideas and tips, read on.
Quest Grant for Founders First Job Creators
Businesses in New Jersey or Pennsylvania can apply for the Founders First Job Creators Quest Small Business Grant. The grant, which is up to $100,000 in value, will be given to qualified businesses in cash awards of $1,500 to $10,000. The money can be used for equipment purchases, repairs or enhancements, growth challenges, and scaling the business. If the founder is Latinx or African American, businesses can apply for this grant.
Tory Burch Foundation
The Tory Burch Foundation, a non-profit foundation dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs, is here. The Tory Burch Foundation awards small business grants and fellowships for women who want to follow their passions. This program supports women-owned businesses through capital access and education. It also offers mentoring and networking opportunities. The fellowships provide the opportunity to take part in a fellowship program for a year, in addition to the grant money.
FedEx Small Business Grant Contest grants ten grants of $50,000 each year to local businesses. Grand prize winner will be awarded $50,000, second-place winners will get $30,000 awards, and third-place winners will get $15,000 in FedEx Office print services. These grants are available to many local businesses, despite the fierce competition. Below are details about the finalists.
City of Orlando Business Assistance Program
There are many funding options for businesses in Orlando. One of them is the Business Assistance Program. This program provides matching funds to small businesses that help them with development costs, permit fees, and impact costs. These grants enabled Krave’n Joy to open a store in the Curry Ford West area of Orlando. Payano was a full-time nurse before starting her business. Payano wanted to spend more time at home with her children so she opened a smoothie shop.
Economic Development Administration (EDA).
Federal agency, the Economic Development Administration (EDA), awards grants to eligible companies. The agency provides technical assistance through University Centers and funds the Revolving Loan Fund to small businesses. Six regional offices are located across the country. Applicants should contact their state office for more information. The EDA received 529 requests from Indian tribes, states, and regions in a recent grant round. The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) contains more information on EDA grants for small businesses.