In response to the spread of pandemic, we’ve gathered some helpful resources to ensure you can connect with assistance that will help your business. View the areas below to connect with relevant resources.
Business Grants and other Resources …
Small Business Grants: Here Are 32 You Can Apply For In 2021
It could help you pay salaries, buy stock, or reach new customers.
While grants are “free” in the sense that you don’t have to pay them back, they’re not handouts.
You can’t just go to a website and ask for “1 small business grant please,” and expect to get one.
In all cases, you need to apply for a grant, which can take a decent amount of work and effort. Then, you’re up against other small businesses that also want the grant. It’s common for even small grants to get hundreds of applicants.
If you understand that, and that there’s no guarantee to get a grant, your head is in the right place.
The 2021 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is now open. Entries close March 9, 2021
You’ve grown stronger and wiser over the last year. And the valuable new lessons you’ve learned have helped you become more focused than ever before. Now you have a chance to win $50,000 to help you continue growing your business. Enter the 9th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest today.
FISERV: Back2Business Grant Program
As a global leader in payments and fintech, Fiserv has proudly served millions of small businesses with technology and payment solutions for more than 35 years. We believe that companies can and should be a platform for good. The COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest have had a devastating impact on small businesses across the country, and we are committed to helping this critical segment of our economy emerge stronger.
Fiserv is giving back to help small businesses get Back2Business with a program focused on helping to jump-start Black- and minority-owned small businesses in hard-hit communities. Back2Business is designed to help stabilize and grow small businesses, with business consulting services, leading Clover payments technology solutions from Fiserv and financial support for employee payroll, rent or lease payments, operations equipment and resources. To help us elevate economic inclusion and create transformative change, we’re partnering with AEO, who continues to join forces with market partners that believe in collaborating to drive wealth creation in underserved communities through entrepreneurship.
In partnership with AEO, we are pleased to announce the Fiserv Back2Business Grants for Small Business Program, which will award up to $10,000 to Black- and minority-owned businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and social unrest. We are equipping these businesses with vital education, coaching, and capital to truly fuel growth of our communities, creating sustainable business and shared value for all.