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National Association for the Self-Employed Growth Grant

This grant is provided by National Association for the Self-Employed

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About This Grant

NASE has a business development grant worth up to $4,000 to use toward marketing, advertising, hiring employees, expanding facilities, and other specific business needs.

Since 2006, the NASE has awarded nearly $1,000,000 to members like you through the Growth Grants program by providing small business grants.

Grant applications are reviewed quarterly based on the following schedule:

  • Completed applications received in January, February and March will be reviewed in April.
  • Completed applications received in April, May and June will be reviewed in July.
  • Completed applications received in July, August and September will be reviewed in October.
  • Completed applications received in October, November and December will be reviewed in January of the following year.

How You Can Use the Funds

  • The use of funds must be consistent with written statement of grant use.
  • Recipients must maintain records showing use of the money.
  • The funds may not be used to pay debt or rent/mortgage payments.
  • Recipients agree that NASE has the right to publicize names, business name, amount awarded and photographs of the recipients.
  • The NASE requests that the recipient place the NASE Member Badge on the recipient's website for one year after the growth grant check is received.

Documents Required

  • Review of identifiable business need
  • Detailed use of the proceeds of the grant
  • The potential of the grant to satisfy the identified business need
  • The potential impact of the grant on overall business growth and success

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a NASE member in good standing.
  • The following members may apply immediately: Annual Members, Veteran Members, Silver Members (Paying Annually), Gold Members
  • The following members may apply after 90 days of membership: Monthly Members, Silver Members (Paying Monthly)