Small Business Grants: February 2023

February 8, 20232 Minutes

It’s no secret that small business owners face many challenges, and new ones each year. To help businesses get the financial support they need, we’ve compiled a list of 5 grants that are currently accepting applications.
*Last updated: February 8, 2023

1. Fresh Start Business Grant

Incfile is supporting aspiring entrepreneurs to start or grow their business. One adult entrepreneur will receive $2,500 to put toward business startup costs and will also receive free formation services from Incfile. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2023. Click here for more information.

2. Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Grant

One student with an entrepreneurial spirit will receive $2,500 to continue their education and inspire their entrepreneurship. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2023. Click here for more information.

3. Employability Business Grant

Small or medium-sized businesses in California can apply! Grants are $20,000-$200,000 depending on availability of funding and potential impact of hiring individuals with disabilities. ​The deadline is December 31, 2023, depending on funding availability. Click here for more information.

4. California Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grants

This grant is administered by CalOSBA and provides competitive micro grants of $2,500 to eligible microbusinesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Find your county contact using the link below. Application deadlines may vary. To find your count contact, click here.

5. California Paid Family Small Business Grant

This grant provides funds for California small businesses to offset the costs incurred when training employees to cover the duties of an individual utilizing Paid Family Leave. Amounts are $1,000-$2,000 based on number of employees. Click here for more information.


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