4 Business Grants for Changemakers and Innovators

Currently the SBA U.S. Small Business Administration is offering programs that will assist small businesses with COVID-19 financial assistance. Check out the options here: SBA.GOV. I have compiled a list of 4 grants for Small Businesses to apply to. Check them out below.

Citi Trends

Ten Black entrepreneurs can win a $5,000 grant to support their business.

In celebration of Black History Month, Citi Trends is acknowledging Black entrepreneurs that are making history in their community today. Our goal is to help advance and further the businesses of Black entrepreneurs. Using our application below we are encouraging you to apply for a $5,000 grant.

Only applicants in the following product categories will be considered: Apparel, Beauty, Skin Care, Hair Care, Footwear, Home Décor, Bedding, Bath, Technology or Accessories.

Click here to apply: https://cititrends.com/bhm/

LISC Small Business Relief Grants

Thanks to support from a variety of funders, LISC’s Small Business Relief Grant program has provided over 4,000 entrepreneurs with grants totaling over $62 million during the Covid-19 pandemic to help them stay in business and continue to contribute to their local economies.

In partnership with Verizon, LISC will open a grant application that small businesses can use to apply for a $10,000 grant when the grant application opens on Monday, February 8th.

Click here to sign up for updates: Grant Information

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

The inner strengths you’ve discovered and valuable lessons you’ve learned this past year have helped you hang tough. Now you have a chance to win $50,000 to help your business continue to grow stronger. The 9th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest returns February 16.

Click here to find out more: Fedex

Comcast Rise Grant

Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment. These are the cornerstones of Comcast RISE, a multi-year commitment to provide marketing, creative, media, and technology services to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses.

Click here to learn more: Grant

Chandra Gore

Integrity and hard-work have always been the hallmarks Chandra has used to build successful and profitable businesses through her consulting firm has worked with entrepreneurs to help them create foundations for success through her boutique consulting and public relations firm, Chandra Gore Consulting. Quietly making strides with placements for small businesses, entertainment, authors, therapists and motivational speaking clients on local and national news outlets she has been leaving her mark as a publicist in the industry. She is also an author, festival founder, producer and speaker on topics such as Business Strategies, Media Relations and Entrepreneurship. Launching Conversations with Chan - her personal brand that includes a podcast, YouTube channel and publication on Medium.com.

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