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Grants & Funding

Take advantage of these grant opportunities and funding programs to help your business reach its goals. Need help with an application? Let us know!


Comcast RISE Program

Marketing, creative, media, technology services, and monetary grants for BIPOC-owned businesses. Apply by Friday, May 7. 

Fearless Strivers Grant Contest

Awards of $10,000 to Black woman-owned small businesses. Click here to learn more. Apply by Sunday, May 23, 2021.  

Jane Walker & IFundWomen Grants

Grants up to $10,000 to women-owned businesses and mentorship opportunities. Apply by Tuesday, June 1.

1863 Ventures 3R’s Grant Program: Recover, Rebuild and Resilience
$5000 grants,  business coaching, and training for Black-owned businesses. Apply by Tuesday, June 1, 2021.
Small Business Builders Program

Grants up to $10,000; apply by Wednesday, June 2

SoGal Foundation Grants

Awards of  $10K and $5K cash grants to Black women or nonbinary entrepreneurs as well as fundraising support. Rolling deadline; awardees chosen monthly.

Amber Grant Foundation

$10K awarded monthly to women-owned businesses. One awardee receives $25K at the end of the year. Rolling deadline; awardees chosen monthly.

The Barstool Fund

Various amounts for all types of small businesses. Rolling deadline; apply today.


Idea Café Small Business Grants

Women entrepreneurs are eligible for $1,000 small business grants from Idea Cafe. Rolling deadline; awardees chosen monthly. 


PPP Loans

Apply today through local DC Bank, CityFirst Bank. 

Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The SBA is accepting applications through December 31.