Reviewed and Ranked: Top Small Business Grants for the Fall of 2022
Small business owners consistently ask us about grant opportunities. In this article, we share with you several grants small business owner
We know that small business financing does not come easy for small business owners. With over 32 Million small businesses in the United States, competition for grants can be intense. That is why we continually look for and list small business grants on our website.
From finding the right grant to applying for your grant, the team at BRP Onesta is here to help. Contact us today to find and secure your grant.
Current Grant Listings:
Wells Fargo is committed to building an inclusive, sustainable recovery for all through a focus on opening pathways to economic advancement, championing quality, affordable homes, empowering small businesses to thrive, and enabling a just, low-carbon economy.
US Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-461) provides the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with unique authority for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) set-aside and sole source contracts
Organization that support diverse women who are raising capital to start a new business.
Together, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation generally provide more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind to support programs that align with our philanthropic priorities.
Grants for Black-Owned Businesses
Bonus: Google For Startups Black Founders Fund
Google is doing their part in helping new black small business owners succeed online by providing them with an opportunity to win up to $100,000 in cash and extra help in the way of Google ads and Google Cloud credits.
Small Business Technology Transfer Program
Opportunities are highly competitive programs that encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) with the potential for commercialization.
BRP Onesta Small Business Grant
The BRP Team provides funding that helps small businesses improve their operations. Grant awards range from $5,000 to $25,000 and are awarded to candidates who embody the goals of the grant, as well as the goals of their strategic plan.
Capital One Bank Grants to Black Owned Businesses
Grant Opportunities for Black Small Business Owners
Puffin Foundation Grants
The Puffin Foundation Ltd. provides grants to artists and art organizations who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their race, gender, or social philosophy.
At Idea Cafe, It's Free, Quick & Easy to Apply for an Idea Cafe Small Business Grant. There's no entry fee or purchase you have to pay for in order to apply. You don't even have to prepare a complete business plan. We just ask that you sign up as an Idea Cafe Regular.
Small-business grants for women
Small business opportunities that target female small business owners.
Elder Justice Innovation Grants - Improving Guardianship FY2022
Grant aimed at creating innovations to help elders foster better life through programs and community involvement
San Diego County
The California Office of the Small Business Advocate has awarded $4,175,000 in funding to the County of San Diego for the Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.
Small-business grants for minorities
Syracuse University has a historic commitment to serving veterans and their families and the founding of the IVMF in 2011 further expands that commitment to serve across the country and beyond.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration's investment policy is designed to establish a foundation for sustainable job growth and the building of durable regional economies throughout the United States. This foundation builds upon two key economic drivers - innovation and regional collaboration. Innovation is key to global competitiveness, new and better jobs, a resilient economy, and the attainment of national economic goals. Regional collaboration is essential for economic recovery because regions are the centers of competition in the new global economy and those that work together to leverage resources and use their strengths to overcome weaknesses will fare better than those that do not. EDA encourages its partners around the country to develop initiatives that advance new ideas and creative approaches to address rapidly evolving economic conditions.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration's provides funding opportunities for sustainable job growth and the building of durable regional economies.
Mainvest Investment Platform for Salons
Mainvest allows you to accept investment from your network, neighbors, and customers. After your raise, Mainvest makes it easy to manage repayments.
Inclusive Backing from American Express
More than 250 grants of $5,000 each will be awarded in four cycles over 12 months to small businesses located in older or historic commercial districts across the country.
Street Shares Foundation
The StreetShares Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to inspire, educate and support the military entrepreneurial community.
Fast Break for Small Business
LegalZoom, the NBA, WNBA, and NBA G League have teamed up to help small business owners. Our combined mission is to support small businesses in underserved and underrepresented communities, while shining a light on the inequities and challenges those businesses face. Applications for the $10,000 grants and up to $500 in LegalZoom services are open twice a year.
Disabled American Veterans - Patriot Boot Camp
Patriot Boot Camp (PBC) provides active duty service members, veterans, and their spouses with access to mentors, educational programming, and a robust community of experts and peers to help them innovate and build impactful businesses.
Up to $10,000 to take your business to the next level. Submit entries between December 15th and January 11th for your chance to win.
Small Business Grants Provided Through The Federal Government
Federal funding opportunities are for organizations and entities supporting the development and management of government-funded programs and projects.
Tory Burch Foundation
Our yearlong Fellows Program for women entrepreneurs helps founders of early-stage companies grow and scale, through workshops with expert instructors, a rich peer-to-peer network, a business education grant and access to capital
Voodle Visionaries Grant Contest
Voodle, a video messaging platform for the workplace, launched its first-ever founder grant. The Voodle Visionaries Grant Contest is calling all female, non-binary, and/or BIPOC founders to submit a 60-second Voodle about how their company is changing the future of work for a chance to win a $10,000 grant and a featured spot in an upcoming campaign on GeekWire's weekly podcast.
The purpose of the WF program is to establish an alternative to the traditional State-administered refugee assistance program through the provision of integrated assistance (cash and medical) and services (employment, case management, English Language Training (ELT) and other social services) to clients in order to increase early employment and self-sufficiency prospects.
US Grants - Small Business Grants for New Jersey Small Businesses and Beyond.
US Grants.ORG is a database of local government funding sources. The site targets New Jersey businesses but links to grant funding for other states.
Founded in 1980, First Nations began its national grantmaking program in 1993. Through year-end 2021, we have successfully managed 2,611 grants totaling $51.6 million to Native American projects and organizations in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territory American Samoa. Our grantmaking program provides both financial and technical resources to tribes and Native nonprofit organizations to support asset-based development efforts.
Visa Everywhere Initiative
Visa Everywhere Initiative is an open innovation program that helps startups like yours unlock new opportunities�and gives you a global platform to demonstrate your ground-breaking solutions
Small-business grants for veterans
Some states have a grant available to veterans after they complete the Boots to Business program. Indiana, for example, has a $10,000 grant available to anyone who completes the program and has a business plan�something the course teaches you to create.
Freelancers Relief Fund
Freelancers Union's fund to support freelancers impacted by COVID-19.
Grant Watch - Keep on top of new NGOs and New Grants
Grant Watch claims to be the #1 grant listing directory featuring more than 27,931 current grants, funding opportunities and awards.
In June 2020, Comcast NBCUniversal announced the development of a comprehensive, multi-year plan to allocate $75 million in cash and $25 million in media over the next three years to fight injustice and inequality against any race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation or ability.
Rebuild the Block
The Bridge the Gap Fund is a grant that provides financial assistance to Black entrepreneurs who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 and/or looting destruction.
This challenge, facilitated by the National Black MBA Association, gives members a chance to secure a helpful sum of business financing and mentorship from successful investors.
Asian Women Giving Circle
These grants are awarded in the amount of $5000. Recipients who show extraordinary promise are considered for an additional $25,000 grant.
The Cartier Women's Initiative is an annual international entrepreneurship program that aims to drive change by empowering women impact entrepreneurs. Founded in 2006, the program is open to women-run and women-owned businesses from any country and sector that aim to have a strong and sustainable social and/or environmental impact.
This grant will provide funding for private, nonprofit microenterprise development organizations; microenterprise development programs run by State/Local/Tribal Governments; or Indian tribes interested in providing assistance and guidance to disadvantaged microentrepreneurs and/or microenterprise development organizations.
Bench's Bigl List of Small Business Grants for Women (2022)
The Open Society Foundations award grants, scholarships, and fellowships throughout the year to organizations and individuals who share Open Society values.
The Halstead Grant
The Halstead Grant is an annual award for emerging silver jewelry artists.
National Association of the Self-Employed (NASE)
The NASE was founded in 1981 to provide day-to-day support, including direct access to experts, benefits, and consolidated buying power.
Challenge Grants for Americans Participating to help solve problems in the USA
At Challenge.gov, members of the public can participate to help the U.S. government solve problems big and small.
Amber Grants for Women Entrepreneurs
In 1998, WomensNet founded the Amber Grant which provides small business grants to women who own small businesses.
Reimagine Main Street
We are a multi-stakeholder, cross-sector initiative focused on advancing and uplifting innovative solutions to ensure that Main Street is at the center of our recovery.
Grow by Invoice2Go
Grow by Invoice2go is providing $200,000 to eligible small businesses owned by people from underrepresented communities.
OurCrowd's experienced investment team identifies and conducts rigorous research on thousands of startups and venture funds to tap into cutting-edge opportunities across sectors and stages.
Small Business Development Centers
Small Business Development Centers provide counseling and training to small businesses including working with the SBA to develop and provide informational tools to support business start-ups and existing business expansion.
Organization that aides veterans starting their own business.