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The Small Business Grant Contest is Back!

What could you do with $15,000, $30,000 or even $50,000 for your small business? The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest has returned, offering even more money to 10 winners. Entries will be accepted February 19th through March 25th.

Start thinking about how you want to tell your story: What do you want to share about your business? And what could a grant help you accomplish?

Submit your story for a chance to win one of these prize packages:

  • Grand prize: One winner of $50,000, plus $7,500 in FedEx Office® print and business services
  • Silver prize: One winner of $30,000, plus $5,000 in FedEx Office® print and business services
  • Bronze prize: Eight winners of $15,000, plus $1,000 in FedEx Office® print and business services

Entering is easy:

  1. Write a short profile
  2. Upload a logo and photos
  3. Create a one-minute video
  4. Share your entry!

Winning one of the 10 grants could open up new possibilities for your business.


The Small Business Grant Contest is a great opportunity to gain exposure for your business and connect with your community and your fans.

Voting: Remind fans to vote for your entry between February 27th and April 1st. Votes are one of the many factors considered in choosing finalists and winners, and are allowed once per 24-hour period per person.

Important: Buying votes from anyone, or giving discounts or gifts in exchange for votes, is strictly prohibited. Any entrant in violation of these rules will be disqualified.



Meet the 2018 Grand Prize Winner, Rumi Spice

FedEx Grant Contest Winner 2018 Rumi Spice

Rumi Spice is a veteran-owned and -operated business that partners with Afghani farmers to bring their top-quality saffron to restaurants and consumers around the world. Read the inspiring story of the business and its mission-- helping farmers in Afghanistan find a wider market, employing thousands of Afghani women during harvest season and driving economic development in the region. Read the inspiring story

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