NATIONWIDE – According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) about 1 in 5 U.S. businesses fail within their first year of operation.
Grants provide much-needed capital that can help small businesses cover operating expenses, invest in growth opportunities, and weather financial challenges. This financial infusion can prevent cash flow issues that often lead to business closures.
Here is a list of small business grant applications coming due. Click the link to be taken to the application page.
According to Fearless Fund, less than one percent of venture capital funding goes to Black women-owned businesses. In collaboration with Mastercard, the Fearless Strivers Grant is awarding a $20,000 grant to one Black woman-owned business. The grant is awarded four times a year and comes with digital tools to help them grow their business online and a mentorship.
Due Date: September 30, 2023
Hello Alice, in collaboration with the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and supported by Etsy and Progressive, is providing grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to assist small business owners in accelerating their growth. Registration for a free Hello Alice account is required to apply for the grant.
Due Date: October 27, 2023
The Tory Burch Foundation, an organization that empowers women by providing access to capital, education and community, is awarding a $5,000 grant to 50 women entrepreneurs. The grant is accompanied with a yearlong program designed to grow the awardees’ business through workshops, coaching sessions, network-building, and financial resources. The program ends with a company presentation and trip to New York City.
Due Date: November 2, 2023