Grants for Business Launch and Growth
As a service for our small business clients, the Pace SBDC keeps a running list of grants that provide financing to entrepreneurs looking to grow or expand their small businesses. If you're looking for COVID-19 relief related grants, check out our Privately-Funded COVID-19 Grant Programs and Government-Funded COVID-19 Grant Programs pages.
Privately-Funded Growth & Launch Grants
WIN UP TO $5K with the New York Women's Chamber of Commerce Small Business Verizon Grant! To be eligible for the grant, you must create a login and take 2 free courses in the
Verizon Small Business Digital Ready program!
Receive up to $20K with the NYC Boss UP Veterans Grant! To be eligible, applicants must be a military veteran and a current small business owner.This initiative was established to support Veteran entrepreneurs whose business is located in NYC. Apply to the program and deliver a LIVE pitch to get the chance to receive a grant!
The Small Business Growth Fund, presented by Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network with funding from Etsy and Progressive, provides $5,000-$25,000 grants to small businesses. Eligibility requirements include being a for-profit business with less than $1 million in 2022 gross annual revenue.
Presented by the Queens Borough President Donovan Richards and Queens Economic Development Corporation, the program is designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs grow their businesses with grants of up to $20,000, and access to industry experts and a founder network.