eBay’s Up & Running Grant Program
Will award 50 eBay business sellers with grant packages of $10,000; Deadline to Apply: June 10, 2022
eBay has announced the launch of its third annual Up & Running Grants program, created to encourage and support U.S. small businesses with the resources they need to scale, grow and thrive online. Now open for nominations, eBay's 2022 Up & Running Grants will award $10,000 grants each to 50 small business sellers in the U.S. for business needs such as physical and digital store improvements, new equipment and inventory, technology, hiring and training to support their success. Recipients will also receive access to guided online learning content through the new eBay Academy, and direct training and coaching from expert sellers and small business growth advocates.
To be eligible, applicants must be:
- an existing eBay seller with an active listing in the past 6 months and with an “above standard” or “top rated” performance level.
- OR a new eBay seller who joined the platform between June 1, 2021 and February 28, 2022.
- For a full list of eligibility criteria, view the application site below.
Apply online: https://helloalice.com/partners/ebay/.
The Comcast RISE Investment Fund
Will award 100 small businesses owned by people of color or women with grants of $10,000; Application period: June 1-June 14, 2022
Comcast will award another $1 million in grants – $10,000 each – to 100 Twin Cities small businesses owned by people of color or women to help grow their businesses, create jobs, and play a vital role in supporting our communities.
To qualify, grant applicants must have been in business for three or more years, employ a staff of between 1-25 employees, and operate in the seven-county Twin Cities metro.
Application online: https://www.comcastrise.com/investment-fund/.
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|The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (MN DEED) and its partners offer area businesses an array of funding opportunities. In addition to the funds appropriated from the 2021 Minnesota Legislative Session, there are also a large number of programs stemming from the American Rescue Plan to help support and grow our businesses and economy. To help navigate these options, here is an overview of funding available for business growth, all in one place, on the MN DEED website: |
A Guide for Navigating Funding Available for Business Growth