$25,000 Could Be Yours — Enter Now!

The 2017 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is open! Whether you've been running your small business for six months or 16 years, submit your business' story by March 29 for a chance to win!

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Entry Period

February 21–March 29

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Voting Period

March 1–April 5

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Top 100 Announced

April 13

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Winners Announced

April 25

Prize Packages

  • Grand prize: One winner of $25,000, plus $7,500 in FedEx Office® print and business services
  • Silver prize: One winner of $15,000, plus $5,000 in FedEx Office® print and business services
  • Bronze prize: Eight winners of $7,500, plus $1,000 in FedEx Office® print and business services

How to Submit Your Entry

Check out this example entry and then 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 that gives us your business’s "elevator pitch" (optional, but suggested). Need insight on how to create a video? Check out these helpful tips.

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 once per 24-hour period.


How to Create a Winning Entry

A past grant winner shares her secrets on creating an entry that will win the hearts of voters and catch the eyes of judges.

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