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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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The 8th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest has ended. We awarded more than $250,000 to 12 businesses across the U.S. Learn more about the 2020 winners.

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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.

General FAQs

The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is a grant program by FedEx to award U.S. based small businesses with grants to help them grow and scale their business.”

The 2020 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest has ended. We awarded more than $250,000 to 12 businesses across the U.S. Learn more about the 2020 winners. We hope to announce dates for the next contest in early 2021.

The next Small Business Grant Contest dates have not been announced yet. Sign up for FedEx E-mail and be among the first hear the next entry period dates. Additionally, you’ll receive offers, advice and strategies designed to help your business succeed.