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Grants and In-Kind Services to USA Small Businesses
to Mitigate the Damage of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Deadline Date:

05/27/22 8:00 PM EDT


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Grants of $10,000 and in-kind services to USA small businesses to mitigate the damage of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to benefit entrepreneurs from BIPOC communities, women, immigrants, low- to moderate-income small business owners, and others who have historically had limited access to financing for their business.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 203293

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Estimated Size of Grant:

- $10,000 grants and a free LegalZoom product of their choosing, valued at up to $500, to 50 small businesses
- A free LegalZoom product of their choosing, valued at up to $500, to 950 additional small businesses

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible small businesses must:
- Be based in the United States
- Have been in business for at least 6 months (since November 2021) and currently in operation
- If in business for between 6 and 12 months, have one of the following: articles of incorporation for LLCs, S Corps, and C Corps; sole proprietorship formation; fictitious name statement or DBA; EIN registration; city, state, or federal license to do business; or relevant professional license [if the business is between 6 and 12 months old but does not have any of these documents, the business is not eligible for this opportunity]
- Have an annual revenue of less than $1 million
- Have a business bank account
- Not be in an industry that has been identified as a prohibited industry for this program

Businesses located in U.S. territories are not eligible for this opportunity. A business must be located within one of the 50 United States to be eligible.

A list of ineligible industries can be found on the URL for Full Text, see below.

Pre-Application Information:

Submit your application by 11:59 p.m. ET on May 27, 2022.

Following a random selection process, grantees will be vetted and verified by Accion Opportunity Fund to ensure they submitted a complete application, meet eligibility criteria and pass the business verification review.

All applicants will be notified about the status of their application, whether they received a grant or not, in early July 2022

Grant funds will be distributed in July 2022.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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