Prepared for Nehemiah | Delivered January 17, 2020
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The goal is to find 10 grants that provide at least $50,000 in prize money to startups and small businesses and have little to no eligibility requirements.
awards $150,000 or more to small businesses that are participating in research and development. They do not list any application dates or deadlines, so this may be an ongoing grant.
for the SBIR Grant, companies must qualify as an SBC at the time of the award, and that the Project Manager be in full employ of the SBC.
The Visa Everywhere Initiative grants $50,000 to 3 final companies every year. Their 2020 dates have not yet been announced.
The Visa grant does not list any specific requirements, but states that they "
look for startups
that have ideas relevant to Visa’s business, a product in market, traction with early customers, and early funding from external investors".
The Visa grant requires participants to work on
that aim to solve certain business needs and finalists will pitch their solutions at the Visa Payments Forum.
Eileen Fisher Grant
is an annual grant that awards between $10,000 and $40,000 to small businesses that either engage women in sustainable economy or increase women's participation in decision-making.
for the Eileen Fisher Grant will be taken from April 1 to 30, 2020.
FedEx Small Business
Contest Grant is an annual contest that awards winners with anywhere from $15,000 to $50,000 in grants. They do not have application dates out for the 2020 season yet.
for the FedEx grant, businesses must have been in business for at least six months and have less than 99 employees.
awards grand prize winners $20,000. Applications are accepted until March 12, 2020.
We were unable to find specific eligibility requirements, but the grant focuses on businesses that can
offer technological innovations