Grants for Minority Businesses

Reimagine Main Street

The Backing Black Business Small Business Grants program is made possible through a partnership among Reimagine Main Street and leading organizations serving Black women entrepreneurs with financial support from Meta.

This program provides an opportunity to access expert resources from trusted partners and organizations who are committed to the success of Black women-owned small businesses!

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Minority Business Development Agency

Promoting the growth of minority-run businesses, connect with your local MDBA business center for more information. Info

National Minority Supplier Development Council

NMSDC assists certified minority owned businesses in development , financing programs and business advisory services. Click the link for more info.

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Annual contest by Fedex Small Business with grants up $25K for 10 small businesses. Must be a for-profit operation for up to six months to enter. Click the link for details. learn more

Operation Hope Small-Business Empowerment Program

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, check this link, it is geared to aide in business coaching, financial counseling & access to financing for small businesses. Info

SBA 8(a) Business Development Program

Geared towards socially and economically disadvantaged small-business owners, Click the link for details & qualifications. Info

Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs

Looking to commercialize innovative biomedical technologies? Click the link for details! Learn

National Association for the Self-Employed

Grow your business by becoming a member and applying for a grant up to $4,000 with NASE. Provide details of how you will use the funds and supporting documentation. Click here

Over 1,000 grant programs with 26 federal grant making agencies. Federal grants require a DUNS number (unique 9 digit number); register with System Award Management on and create an account on to gain access to federal grants. Click view more for info

The USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program

For use of development or expansion of small business in rural areas. Cannot be over $1 Million in revenue and must have less than 50 employees. Complete application via the USDA's Rural Development state office annually (once). Click view more.