Apply For National and Int’l Grants, Loans For Small Business 2021/2022
Are you looking for money to sponsor your business or house hold spending? There are many organizations, such as NGO and private sectors that are disbursing funds
We will show you some of these organisations and how you can apply for their grants
Foundation for a Just Society Grants.
Foundation for a Just Society offers grants to local, national, regional, and global organizations and networks that support the rights of women, girls, and LGBTQI individuals. You can email the organization for more information on specific grants.
Go. Be. Elevate Fund.
Formerly known as the Good Work Network, Go.Be. aims to help entrepreneurs and small business owners with a focus on diverse and minority businesses.
To continue to support small businesses led by women and people of color, Go.Be. will grant up to $4,000 toward any project meant to help grow your small business.
To be eligible for this grant, you must be a Go.Be. client, so head to their grant page and see if your small business fits the criteria for entry.
IFundWomen COVID-19 Relief Fund. IFundWomen launched a COVID-19 Relief Fund that provides community-funded microgrants and free coaching to women-owned businesses affected by COVID-19.
Grants are distributed on a rolling basis. To be considered, women entrepreneurs must start a campaign on IFW.
Live Music Society. In 2020, the Live Music Society launched a grant program to support live music venues affected by COVID-19.
Their efforts will continue this year, offering $10,000 to $15,000 to venues that meet the criteria listed on their webpage.
Live Your Dream: Education And Training Awards For Women.
It can be a hustle to be the sole income provider for your family and keep your career goals a priority.
The Live Your Dream awards seeks to help women have it all, with over $2.4 million distributed to over 1,500 women annually.
Eligibility guidelines for women are listed on the organization’s website, and the deadline to apply is November 15.
National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) Growth Grants.
According to its website, the NASE has distributed over $1,000,000 in grants to its members.
Its growth grants provide up to $4,000 to assist with training, marketing and more. You must be a member for 90 days before you are eligible to apply.
NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theater.
For the third year in a row, the NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theater is sponsoring a grant competition to distribute $2.5 million to women frequently underrepresented in the communications field.
Applicants can apply across categories including fiction, documentary, theater and more.
Patagonia Corporate Grant Program.
Patagonia’s corporate grant program offers between $10,000 and $20,000 of funding to nonprofits with missions to protect and preserve the environment.
If you meet the grant requirements, you can apply today.
Power Forward Small Business Grant.
Black-owned small businesses located across New England are eligible for the Power Forward Small Business Grant program.
Sponsored by the NAACP, Vistaprint and the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, eligible businesses with a maximum of 25 employees will be awarded grants of $25,000 on a rolling basis.
SoGal Black Founder Startup Grant.
This grant gives Black women or non-binary entrepreneurs the opportunity to receive up to $10,000 in a cash grant.
SoGal has partnered with several sponsors to create this grant in order to promote and support Black women and those identifying as non-binary having equal opportunities to capital for their small businesses.
To apply, you should have a legally registered business, self-identify as a Black woman or nonbinary entrepreneur, and plan to seek financing now or in the future.
StartOut Scholarship Program.
StartOut offers scholarship opportunities to LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs who wish to participate in their Founder Program and become a Giving Member.
The initiative provides a 12-month membership for those LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs who have been underrepresented, underserved and underestimated within their community.
Swiftarc Beauty Fund.
Swiftarc Ventures, a Venture Capital firm, announced this week that they will be funding a $10 million beauty fund aimed at female-led beauty and wellness start ups.
This fund is backed by influencial women in the beauty and investment industries and will reward the winner not only with grant money, but peer-to-peer networking opportunities and mentorship.
While Swiftarc Ventures hasn’t yet released a deadline for applying, this opportunity should be on your radar!
The Tequila Don Julio Fund. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Tequila Don Julio brand is sponosring a $20,000 grant competition for Hispanic American entrepreneurs. Five winners will each receive the $20,000 grant money. To apply, head to the site and explain how your business embodies the next generation of “Dons and Doñas.”
Tory Burch Foundation Fellows Program.
Applications are now open for the 2022 Tory Burch Foundation Fellows program.
This annual program provides women entrepreneurs from any industry with the opportunity to complete virtual education programming, get one-on-one guidance from leaders in the industry and receive a $5,000 education grant.
Recipients will also have access to a wide online community of other entrepreneurs and learn the skills necessary to lead, grow, and scale their businesses.
New York State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program.
The state of New York recently opened applications for its Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program. Grant awards range from $5,000 to $50,000 per business based on annual gross receipts from 2019 and can be used for COVID-19 related losses or expenses incurred between March 1, 2020, and April 1, 2021. The State is scheduled to begin notifying selected businesses on June 28, 2021.
Ohio Small Business Relief Office Grants.
The state of Ohio is currently offering multiple grants and relief funds to local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to general grants for new and established small businesses, there are also opportunities for businesses in the food and beverage, entertainment and lodging industries.
Walmart Local Community Grants.
Through this small business grant, local organizations can receive funding from Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities.
Grants range from $250 to $5,000. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2021.
Some small business grant programs are confined to a specific entrepreneur demographic or business profile and they often have an application process that is easier to navigate.
Amber Grant Foundation.
With a simple goal of supporting women entrepreneurs, the Amber Grant Foundation was founded by WomensNet in 1998.
The foundation awards a $10,000 grant each month and an additional $25,000 grant each December to women entrepreneurs with a compelling story.
BIPOC Small Business Grant by Annuity Payment Freedom.
This grant by Annuity Payment Freedom was created in response to the impact of the pandemic on BIPOC-owned businesses.
There are both marketing grants to help drive traffic and micro-grant opportunities.
These are awarded to businesses on a rolling basis, with winners announced on the last day of each month.
Black Founder Startup Grant.
The Black Founder Startup Grant program from the SoGal Foundation and other sponsors provides grants of up to $10,000 to Black and multiracial women and nonbinary entrepreneurs.
The program accepts applications on a rolling basis and is open to entrepreneurs with a legally registered business who plan to seek investor financing to scale
Creciendo Con TikTok.
Latinx businesses were hit especially hard during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Creciendo Con TikTok grant program wants to help.
TikTok and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) have partnered to fund a $150,000 grant to support 30 Latinx small businesses.
Democratizing the Friends & Family Round program.
Project Entrepreneur, a UBS program, has launched a grant program in partnership with Hello Alice.
The Democratizing the Friends & Family Round program aims to help support 30 female founders of color.
In addition to $25,000 grants, recipients will receive virtual coaching and skill-building programs.
Head over to their website to verify your eligibility before applying.
This grant cycle closes on November 10th.
Fiserv + Clover Back2Business.
Many businesses faced difficult challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and many struggled to stay open.
Fiserv and Clover want to help black- and minority-owned small businesses recover from any COVID-related economic losses by providing grant recipients with $10,000. Right now, the Back2Business grant process is only open to those located in Oklaholma, Texas, and the Greater Detroit area, and applications will be accepted through the end of the year.