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FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

It was tough to narrow down our incredible field of entries, but we’ve selected our 2020 finalists!

It was tough to narrow down our incredible field of entries, but we’ve selected our 2020 finalists!

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Build a Community Around Your Business With the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Back of the Yards Coffee Co.

This socially responsible coffee shop on Chicago's South Side expanded their community impact with a FedEx grant.

How Winning the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Paid Off

How could winning help you?

Winners from past years share how entering the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest helped them thrive.

Watch How Shark Wheel Used a FedEx Grant to Reinvent the Wheelchair

Shark Wheel

They created a longer-lasting skateboard wheel with better grip. A FedEx grant helped them adapt it for wheelchairs.