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2023 Small Business Growth Fund (Round 2)

This grant is provided by Hello Alice

  • Grant Amount

    $5K–$25K
  • Open date

  • Application Deadline

  • Grant Frequency

    3x's a year

About This Grant

The Small Business Growth Fund is back!  In partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and with funding from Etsy and Progressive, the Small Business Growth Fund provides small business owners the capital they need to make their next move. Recipients will receive $5,000-$25,000 grants to accelerate their growth and achieve their
goals in 2023.

How You Can Use the Funds

  • Grant Recipients will receive an unrestricted grant of between $5,000 (USD) and $25,000 (USD) to be used for the benefit of the Grant Recipient’s business.
  • Each Grant Recipient is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with grant acceptance and use not specified in these Terms and Conditions.

Documents Required

  • Complete your Small Business Growth Fund application.
  • Create an account or log in to Hello Alice if you already have an account.
  • Complete and submit the application.
  • All entries must be received by the dates listed above for each round to be eligible.
  • Provide a clear and feasible plan for proposed use of funds.
  • Demonstrate the need for funds to achieve a business goal or milestone.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to community.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a for-profit business located and registered in one of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia
  • Have less than $1M in 2022 gross annual revenue
  • Have a commitment to their customers and community
  • Have a clear plan for how the funds will help them achieve a significant growth milestone in 2023
  • To apply, you must be eighteen (18) years of age or older (19 in AL and NE).