You could win the $25,000 grand prize grant!

What would you do for your small business with $25,000? Now is the time to give it some thought, because opportunity is knocking. From May 3 to May 30, share your small-business story — how you got started, your philosophy and goals, what a grant could help you accomplish — and enter the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. You’ve put endless hard work and passion into your business, so seize this opportunity and enter the contest today.

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Entry Period

May 3 - May 30

Submit your business story, photos and optional video.


Voting Period

May 17 - June 13

Campaign for your business.


Top 100 Announced

June 20

See who made it to the finalist phase.


Winners Announced

July 11

Join us in celebrating the grant winners.

Send us your entry.

After your entry is approved and the voting period begins, encourage your friends, family and fans to vote for you — they can vote for you up to once per 24-hour period.

Your small business could win one of these grants:

  • One (1) grand prize grant of $25,000
  • One (1) grant of $15,000
  • Eight (8) grants of $7,500

Before the contest begins, prep your entry by completing the following:

  • Write a short profile about your business — details could include the story of how you got started and what makes you stand out in your community or industry.
  • Gather four photos of your business or product (including one logo).
  • Create a one-minute video of your "elevator pitch" about your business story (suggested, but optional).

Your story will appear on your public contest profile along with your photos and optional video.

Here are a few ways to help you complete the entry process smoothly:

  • Review the sample entry forms before you start. Note the word counts and photo sizes.
  • Write your profile in another document and edit it before you type into the entry form.
  • Once you submit your entry form you will not be able to edit it.

It's worth entering

Past winners share how to create a strong entry and why entering the contest gives you more than a shot at prize money.

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